COAS General Bajwa visits Quetta, meets Mach incident victims’ families

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Quetta and met with Mach incident victims’ families on Wednesday.

According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa, was given detailed security brief at HQ Southern Command, met families of victims of Mach incident and also interacted with a large gathering of Hazara community on his day-long visit to Quetta yesterday.

Upon his arrival, COAS General Bajwa was received by Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali, Commander Southern Command.

Army Chief was apprised about prevailing security challenges in the province and the measures taken, including border management along Pak- Afghan and Pak-Iran Border.

Meanwhile, during his meeting with bereaved families of Mach incident victims, COAS ssured them that perpetrators of this heinous incident shall be brought to justice and blood of the martyrs will not go waste.

Expressing his views while addressing garrison officers, army chief appreciated their preparedness and efforts for ensuring peace and stability in the province despite difficulties of terrain and distances involved.

Balochistan is in sharp focus of our enemies due to its strategic potential, COAS remarked. Balochistan is the future of Pakistan and progress and prosperity of the province is progress of the country, COAS reiterated. The disruptive efforts by hostile forces won’t be allowed to succeed, COAS emphasized.

Security, stability and prosperity of Balochistan shall be pursued and ensured to the hilt, he added.