216th Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at GHQ presided by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS). Forum reviewed geo-strategic environment with special focus on regional security and situation on Eastern and Western Borders including Line of Control. Progress of ongoing stability operations for internal security was also discussed.
Forum highlighted importance of regional approach to eliminate roots of terrorism and attached hopes for success of ongoing Afghan reconciliation process while supporting all stakeholders to bring Afghan war to a peaceful logical conclusion. Forum also pledged to safeguard against all external threats while consolidating gains of counter terrorism military operations which have put security situation of the country on positive trajectory for socio-economic progress and development. “We shall continue to support all state institutions for peace, stability and progress of the country in best interest of the people of Pakistan”, COAS concluded.