RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has said that a collective civil-military approach for security and development is needed for Balochistan to become a regional hub for energy and trade.
According to DG ISPR Asim Bajwa, General Raheel on Friday was briefed on security situation of the province in Quetta.
COAS:Potential of Bln as regional hub for energy&trade will only be realized with collective civ-mil approach for security & dev-3— Gen(R) Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) July 10, 2015
COAS in Qta:Briefed on security situation of Bln,apprised;Law&order improved significantly due across the board,targeted FC,police ops-1— Gen(R) Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) July 10, 2015
He was apprised on Balochistan’s law and order situation, which according to ISPR has significantly improved due to across the board and targeted operation by both FC and police.
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The army chief commended the law enforcement agencies for bringing noticeable improvement in the Balochistan’s security, and assured support to the provincial government, and the people in their quest for peace and development in the region.
Commended FC,LEAs 4 bringing noticeable improvement in security.Assured support to Bln govt,people in their quest 4 peace,dev,prosperity-2— Gen(R) Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) July 10, 2015
He welcomed those militants who laid down arms into the mainstream, and assured support for their rehabilitation in leading a productive life.
COAS Welcomed who have decided to give up violence&lay down arms,gradually into mainstream.All support to rehab them for a productive life-4— Gen(R) Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) July 10, 2015
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The COAS also appreciated FWO for construction of road network across length and breadth of Balochistan against all odds, and also directed them to ensure quality, timely completion.
COAS appreciated FWO for const of road network across length&abreadth of Bln vs all odds. Directed them to ensure quality, timely completion— Gen(R) Asim Saleem Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) July 10, 2015