Pakistan

COAS visits Karachi Corps; directs to guard effectively against hybrid threats

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa Monday visited the Corps Headquarters in Karachi. While interacting with the officers during his visit, General Bajwa emphasized to guard effectively against Hybrid threats in view of the latest developments in the region and the need to respond collectively with the whole of nation approach, said the Inter-services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement. 

The COAS was received by Lieutenant General Nadeem Ahmed Anjum, Commander Karachi Corps on his arrival

According to ISPR, the army chief appreciated Karachi Corps for all-out support to civil administration ensuring timely and efficient action on key projects of the Army for implementation of the Karachi Transformation Plan.

The army chief was given a detailed update on operational preparedness, training regime, and administrative matters of the Corps. He was apprised of the prevalent Internal Security situation in the province especially, Army and Pakistan Rangers’ efforts to assist other Law Enforcement Agencies in maintaining law and order. 

The COAS was also briefed on multifaceted assistance being rendered by the Army for the implementation of the Karachi Transformation Plan( KTP), a critical mega initiative underway to uplift Pakistan s biggest metropolis, Karachi, through various developmental projects in the aftermath of Karachi urban flooding in August last year.

General Bajwa also visited Khatoon-e-Pakistan Government Girls School Karachi, an initiative of Zindagi Trust, and praised the administration of the school for providing state-of-the-art facilities and a high standard of education to the underprivileged girl students at par with any modern education system of the day.

Later, the Army Chief also interacted with families of the martyrs of the Army, Pakistan Rangers Sindh, other LEAs including intelligence, Sind Police, ANF, and ASF. He also spent time with them and inquired about their well-being. He directed the formation to take all necessary measures for the welfare of the martyrs’ families.

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