ISLAMABAD: Top military brass on Tuesday lauded the progress on the Afghan reconciliation process and hoped for early commencement of intra-Afghan dialogue.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relation (ISPR) statement, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa chaired the Corps Commanders' Conference at the army headquarters, and expressed satisfaction on operational preparedness of formations and appreciated the efforts in aid of civil administration to contain the Covid-19 pandemic and locust threat.
"Geo-strategic and national security issues were discussed. The forum reviewed the situation at LoC, Pak-Afghan border, and internal security environment," the ISPR said, adding that the forum lauded the progress of the Afghan reconciliation process and hoped for early commencement of intra-Afghan dialogue.
The army chief directed commanders to ensure necessary measures for public safety and security during Muharram, in concert with civil administration with due cognizance to Covid-19 guidelines and protocols.
The army chief also lauded timely and effective response of troops to recent floods in Balochistan and Sindh especially the mitigation efforts against urban flooding in Karachi. COAS emphasised to exercise vigilance and take proactive measures in the wake of the ongoing flood situation.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2020