ISLAMABAD: The top military brass, on Thursday, reviewed the overall security situation including the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) particularly after Pakistan and India last month agreed to observe a ceasefire along the de facto border.
The Corps Commander Conference was chaired by COAS General Bajwa at GHQ (General Headquarters) in which the participants undertook a comprehensive review of global, regional and domestic security environment, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
The military’s media wing said the forum expressed confidence in operational readiness of the army displayed during recently held formation exercises.
“The forum held a detailed discussion on situation along the eastern border/LoC especially the environment post ceasefire understanding 2021 between the DGMOs [Director Generals of Military Operations],” it added.
The military also reaffirmed “complete solidarity” with the people of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) in their struggle for right to self-determination.
The ISPR said the commanders undertook a detailed review of security situation in newly-merged districts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P).
“The forum reiterated the importance of energising early induction of civil administration and other law enforcement agencies along with speedy implementation of development plan within these districts for their ultimate transition to civil administration in an earlier timeframe,” the statement read.
The participants of the meeting expressed satisfaction over positive developments in Afghan peace process and efforts made thus far.
“The forum was also apprised about military engagements with friendly countries.”
It reviewed internal security situation including ongoing third wave of Covid-19 and reaffirmed resolve of armed forces to extend full support to civil administration in controlling the pandemic, the ISPR said.
Copyright Business Recorder, 2021