Lahore: (CNEWS) Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the people of the region including Kashmir have the right to lasting peace.
According to a statement issued by the Pakistan Army Public Relations (ISPR), General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Lahore Garrison. Corps Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Muhammad Abdul Aziz received the Army Chief.
According to ISPR, the Army Chief spoke on professional matters, internal and external situation and addressed the garrison officers while highlighting Pakistan’s vision for lasting peace in the region. The Chief of Army Staff also spoke on the situation on the eastern border and Kashmir. Addressing the gathering, the Chief of Army Staff said that the people of the region, including Kashmir, have the right to lasting peace. We are committed to resolving Kashmir as per the aspirations of Kashmiris. Resolving the Kashmir dispute is necessary according to the aspirations of Kashmiris.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that there is a need to be more vigilant and ready in the challenges of hybrid war.
It may be recalled that two days ago, while addressing at PAF Academy Asghar Khan, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa had said that our desire for peace should not be considered as weakness, the Armed Forces are capable of dealing with all kinds of threats.
According to ISPR, a graduation ceremony of various courses was held at PAF Academy Asghar Khan with Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the chief guest. The Army Chief congratulated the pass out cadets.
Addressing on the occasion, the Chief of Army Staff said that Pakistan is a peace loving country, Pakistan has made immense sacrifices for regional and global peace, we are committed to peace, coexistence and mutual respect, it is time to reach out for peace everywhere.
The Army Chief clarified that Pakistan and India should resolve the long standing Kashmir dispute, the Kashmir dispute should be resolved in accordance with the aspirations of the Kashmiri people, the Kashmir dispute will lead to a logical conclusion to the human tragedy, it is time to extend the hand of peace to all sides.
Giving a clear message to the enemy, the Chief of Army Staff said that our desire for peace should not be considered as a weakness, the Armed Forces are capable of dealing with all kinds of threats.
The Chief of Army Staff said that the coordination of the forces was ideal in thwarting the conspiracies of the enemies of the country. The Armed Forces played a role in improving the internal security situation.
Praising the Pakistan Air Force in the war on terror, the Chief of Army Staff said that the Shaheens showed professionalism in Operation Swift Retart, which is a testament to our capabilities and determination.