Meeting of JCS Committee chaired by the Chairman General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, held at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi. Chiefs of three services, senior officers from Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Defence Production and three services participated.
The Committee was briefed on the regional security environment including the fast-paced developments in the realm of strategic and conventional policies / doctrines and capabilities.
The Military leadership reaffirmed that Pakistan Armed Forces remain fully cognizant of the evolving security dynamics of the region and will take all measures to safeguard its national security in all domains.
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 stake holders and people of Pakistan. The Committee also expressed its determination for provision of full security to China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
The forum remained appreciative on operational preparedness and force development of Armed Forces; acknowledged the sacrifices of Armed Forces in war against terrorism, resulting in considerable reduction in violence across the country. The committee also appreciated substantial developments in Pak-Afghan bilateral peace process. The progress on fencing of Pak-Afghan border against all odds was also applauded.
Chairman lauded coordination between three services of the Pakistan Armed Forces in meeting all defence and security challenges.