Update COVID-19 - Pakistan army troops deployed across the country in aid of civil power under article 245. Army troops are assisting Federal & Provincial administrations in ensuring enforcement measures for containment of COVID-19 with focus on Public Safety.
Special Corps Commanders’ Conference chaired by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) held this evening at GHQ on single point agenda with regards to COVID-19.
As follow up of National Coordination Committee Meeting on 20 March chaired by PM Imran Khan and COAS’s meeting with PM, COAS directs for stepping up Army’s assistance to civil administration for containment of COVID-19.
On confirmed intelligence about presence of Terrorists in a hideout near Datta Khel, North Waziristan District, Security Forces conducted an IBO in Mama Ziarat, 7 kms South West of Dattakhel. As soon as troops cordoned the area, terrorists opened fire to flee from the hideout. During operation, 7 terrorists killed.
Indian Army troops resorted to unprovoked fire in Shahkot Sector along LOC with heavy weapons.
As part of the National effort and in line with the decisions of National Security Committee taken on 13 March, all medical facilities of the Armed Forces are operationalised and geared up to meet any eventuality to deal with pandemic.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited family of Wing Commander Noman Akram Shaheed in Lahore today. COAS prayed for the departed soul and offered Fateha.
Promotion board from Brigadiers to Major General was held at General Headquarters today. Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided.
Security Forces foiled a major terrorist activity in DI Khan today. On confirmed intelligence about planning of a terrorist activity , Security Forces conducted an IBO on terrorist Hideout near Tank, DI Khan.
A 6-members OIC delegation headed by Ambassador Yousef Aldobeay, Special Envoy of the OIC Secretary General for Jammu and Kashmir visted Chakhoti, Line of Control (LOC) today.