Indian provocations along LoC are threat to regional peace and stability: COAS
RAWALPINDI (City News) – Chie of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that Indian provocations along Line of Control (LoC) are a threat to regional peace and stability.
According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS visited forward troops along Line of Control.
He said that blatant atrocities by Indian occupation forces on innocent Kashmiris and unethical targeting of civil population in Azad Jammu and Kashmir is unacceptable.
Gen Bajwa reiterated that Indian Army shall always get befitting response to ceasefire violations, adding that Pakistan Army shall protect innocent civilians along LOC and defend honour, dignity and territorial integrity of motherland at all costs.
The COAS was briefed about latest situation, Indian troops frequent ceasefire violations deliberately targeting innocent civilians along LoC and Pakistan Army s response.
Appreciating operational preparedness and high morale of troops, the Army Chief lauded officers and men for continued vigilance and professionalism.
Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa also appreciated the formation for strict adherence to COVID protocols and proactive assistance to govt of AJ&K in fighting Corona. He said Army will continue to support national efforts against the pandemic.
Earlier, Corps Commander Rawalpindi, Lieutenant General Azhar Abbas received the Army Chief at the LOC.