Pakistan at cusp of achieving enduring peace and stability: says COAS at IISS


RAWALPINDI (DNA) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has asserted that Pakistan has been moving towards attaining sustainable peace and stability.According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General (DG) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, the army chief addressed a seminar on “Pakistan’s Regional Security Perspective” at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), in London.

Gen Bajwa stated that this can be complemented through meaningful international partnership, support and will to take on regional challenges.

He said that improved security offers foreign investment in Pakistan, a pivot to regional connectivity.

However, he added that the future of enduring peace and stability in South Asia hinges on ability to resolve issues and long pending disputes within the region.

On Thursday, the army chief arrived in London where he was scheduled to interact with senior British civil-military leadership to discuss matters of mutual interest, including evolving geo-strategic environment, defence and security.