Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the Indian military shall always get befitting response to ceasefire violations, and vowed to protect innocent civilians along the Line of Control (LoC) and defend honour, dignity and territorial integrity of motherland at all costs.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement on Wednesday, General Bajwa visited forward troops along the LoC and was briefed about the latest situation, Indian troops’ frequent ceasefire violations deliberately targetting innocent civilians and Pakistan Army’s response.
COAS visited forward troops along Line of Control (LOC), briefed about latest situation, Indian troops frequent #CFVs deliberately targeting innocent civilians along LOC and Pakistan Army’s response.#COAS lauded officers & men for continued vigilance and professionalism. (1/3) pic.twitter.com/O0zNWKEr1h— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) April 29, 2020
Appreciating operational preparedness and high morale of troops, the COAS lauded officers and men for continued vigilance and professionalism.
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"Blatant atrocities by Indian occupation forces on innocent Kashmiris and unethical targeting of civil population in AJK is unacceptable. Indian provocations are a threat to regional peace and stability," the army chief emphasised.
General Qamar also appreciated the formation for strict adherence to Covid-19 protocols and proactive assistance to the government of AJK in fighting the coronavirus. "Army will continue to support the national effort against [the] pandemic," he concluded.
Corps Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Azhar Abbas received the COAS at the LoC.