National security policy a great step: COAS

Gen Bajwa says document will help maintain national security of the country


Khalid Mehmood January 15, 2022

ISLAMABAD:

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday lauded the country’s first-ever National Security Policy (NSP) 2022-26, saying that it would help ensure the national security of the country.

Talking informally to reporters at the launching of the policy General Bajwa stated that the military security was only one aspect of national security. He stressed that the formulation of a comprehensive policy, covering all aspects of national security, was a “great step”.

The army chief said the document would help maintain the national security of Pakistan.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the public version of the policy. “An inclusive development was inevitable for national security,” the prime minister said at the NSP launching ceremony in Islamabad.

Federal ministers, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, all services chiefs, diplomats, senior civil and military officers attended the launching ceremony.

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