Army chief Qamar Bajwa, PM AJK discuss LoC situation

12:11 AM | 19 Jan, 2017
Army chief Qamar Bajwa, PM AJK discuss LoC situation

RAWALPINDI - Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has stated that the Army is fully prepared and capable of responding to any threat from across the border.

He was talking to Prime Minister Azad Jammu and Kashmir Raja Farooq Haider Khan in Rawalpindi on Wednesday. The security situation on the Line of Control and other matters of mutual interest were the main points of discussion during the meeting.

According to the military’s media wing, “The prime minister thanked the COAS for Pakistan Army’s contributions towards security and development in AJK, particularly in the fields of education, health and communications infrastructure.”

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa also met UAE Ambassador Essa Abdullah Albasha Alnoaimi. Talking to him, the army chief offered condolences over the loss of precious lives of UAE nationals in recent bomb blasts in Afghanistan.

They discussed matters pertaining to mutual interest. The Army Chief appreciated UAE's role in development projects in FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The ambassador appreciated the role of Pakistan Army in the fight against terrorism and expressed UAE's desire to continue working with Pakistan for peace and stability in the region.