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Corps Commanders’ conference reviews border situation along LoC, Pak-Afghan border

Rawalpindi [Pakistan]: The 200th Corps Commanders’ conference held at General Headquarters here on Thursday, presided by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided, reviewed Geo-Strategic and security environment with special focus on internal security including situation along the Pak-Afghan border as well as the the Line of Control (LoC).

“200th Corps Commanders’ conference was held at GHQ today. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided. The forum reviewed Geo-Strategic and security environment with special focus on internal security. Pak-Afg border situation and Indian cease fire violations (CFVs) along Line of Control (LOC) / working boundary (WB). COAS also apprised the participants about his visits to UAE and Qatri leadership which remained successful in making positive progress,” said a statement issued by the Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the Pakistan military.

The statement said the forum hailed the performance of security forces including police, intelligence and other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) for their response to recent terrorist incidents and security arrangements for Pakistan Super League (PSL) final at Lahore.

“Forum discussed Operator Radd-ul-Fasaad (RuF) in details. The COAS said that RuF is a comprehensive across the board operation against terrorists and terrorism and not against any particular race, sect or group. The forum also acknowledged participation and support by PAF and PN in ongoing operations,” the statement added.

The conference also discussed the progress of National Action Plan (NAP). Further, the COAS informed the participants about discussion during last security conference with the government authorities, which included phased fencing of Pak-Afghan Border, repatriation of Afghan Refugees, judicial, police and madrassa/educational institutions reforms and restarting execution of death sentences to terrorists awarded by Military Courts.

According to the statement, the forum expressed its confidence on performance of Military Courts. However, the decision for reinstatement of Military Courts rests with the government.

“Dawn leak issue was also discussed. Forum also reviewed Pakistan Army’s support in conducting 6th Housing and Population Census 2017 COAS said that Army shall undertake this task as a national service,” the statement added.

“The forum concluded that hostile agencies are trying to undo Pakistan’s gains in security and development especially, CPEC. The forum pledged that their design will be defeated through whole of the nation approach,” said the statement. (ANI)