COAS General Qamar Bajwa visited Quetta Southern Command and was briefed on Pakistan Afghanistan and Pakistan Iran Border management and fencing and anti Covid-19 arrangements across Balochistan .
Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Quetta today (May 13). COAS was received by Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Muhammad Waseem Ashraf on arrival at Quetta.
According to the details, COAS attended briefing at Headquarters (HQ) Southern Command, he visited Garrison Quarantine Facility for coronaviruis and he also interacted with troops busy in COVID-19 relief activities.
The sources said that during the visit of COAS he was briefed in detail on security situation, border management including fencing along Pak-Afghan and Pak-Iran Border and operational preparedness of the formation.
COAS was explained about the formation’s assistance to civil administration in fighting the pandemic and continued measures for socio-economic uplift of the area.
During visit to Garrison Quarantine Facility, he appreciated the formation for arrangements and facilities established as per health SOPs and guidelines to fight against coronavirus.
COAS said, “Balochistan is future of Pakistan and it is our duty to fully assist its government and the people towards a peaceful and prosperous Balochistan.”
COAS directed all commanders to reach out to people in far flung areas of Balochistan to help mitigate challenges faced by masses due to coronavirus outbreak.