Pakistan’s military leadership reiterated its commitment to rooting out terrorism with the help of other stakeholders and people of Pakistan.
According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), this commitment was reiterated at a meeting of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, chaired by General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, at the Joint Staff Headquarters.
The meeting was attended by chiefs of the three services, senior officials from Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Defence Production and the three services.
“The military leadership reaffirmed that the Pakistan armed forces remain fully cognizant of the evolving security dynamics of the region and will take all measures to safeguard their national security in all domains,” said the military’s media wing in a statement.
“The participants also reviewed the internal security situation and reiterated the commitment of armed forces to root out terrorism and extremism with the help of other national stakeholders and people of Pakistan.”
The committee also expressed its determination for the provision of full security to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), the ISPR stated further.
It said the forum remained appreciative of operational preparedness and force development of the armed forces and acknowledged the sacrifices in the war against terrorism, resulting in considerable reduction in violence across the country.
The committee also appreciated substantial developments in the Pak-Afghan bilateral peace process and the progress on fencing of Pak-Afghan border against all odds was also lauded.