Army chief in Balochistan to inspect border security, relief efforts for COVID-19

09:24 PM | 13 May, 2020

QUETTA – Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa says Balochistan is future of Pakistan and it is our duty to fully assist its government and the people towards a peaceful and prosperous province.

During his visit to Quetta on Wednesday, General Bajwa received a briefing at Headquarters Southern Command, visited Garrison Quarantine Facility for COVID-19 and interacted with troops busy in COVID relief activities.

During the visit to HQ Southern Command, the top military commander was briefed in detail on security situation, operational preparedness of the formation and border management including fencing along the border with Afghanistan and Iran.

The Army chief directed all commanders to reach out to people in far flung areas of Balochistan to help mitigate challenges faced by masses due to COVID-19.