Pakistan
RAWALPINDI – A two days Pak-UK Seminar on’Sharing Experiences in Stabilization and Peace Efforts’ was organized at NDU Islamabad. Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, was the Chief Guest on opening session.

The event is the second in an ongoing consultative process between security practitioners of the two countries. UK delegation is being led by Lieutenant General Patrick Sanders.

Speaking on the occasion, COAS highlighted the enormity of the endeavor undertaken by Pakistan against the forces of disorder and terror, over the last many years. He underlined the importance and context of the military campaign that commenced in 2007-08 and has now evolved into Operation Raad-ul-Fasaad, which is aimed at utilizing the success of military operation to bring lasting peace, stability and normalcy to the country.

Earlier, Lieutenant General Patrick Sanders paid homage to the efforts of the army as well as the citizens of Pakistan in their fight against terrorism, making not only Pakistan but also the world, a safer place.

The audience comprised dignitaries from British High Commission, ex ambassadors, senior serving and retired officers and participants from various think tanks and universities.