COAS Bajwa visits ISI headquarters, briefed on internal and external security situation

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) headquarters on Monday to be briefed on various security challenges faced by the country.

Director General (DG) ISI – Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid received the COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa on his visit to ISI headquarters in Islamabad.

During his visit, COAS General Bajwa was briefed on ISI’s role in addressing various security challenges faced by the country.

“COAS was given a detailed update on the internal and external security situation of the country,” read the statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

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General Bajwa appreciated the measures to optimize performance of ISI, ensuring that country responds effectively to threats across the spectrum.

The development comes as Indo-Pak tensions are high due to Indian atrocities in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and continuous ceasefire violations (CFVs) by Indian forces along the line of control (LOC) resulting in civilian casualties on the Pakistani side.

Meanwhile, Pakistan has also witnessed an up surge in internal security incidents as Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) building was attacked by terrorists on June 29, followed by multiple cracker attacks on Rangers personnel across Sindh.