GWADAR: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Friday paid visit to Gawadar and vowed to help federal government in making Gwadar port as t as an international trade hub for Pakistan.
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), Raheel Sharif visited Pakistan’s biggest province Balochistan. He also visit Talaar and Turbat and vowed to cut roots of terrorism from province.
COAS met with people of Talaar and Turbat and claimed that Pakistan is on way to success. “2016 will bring happiness for nation,” he said.
RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited Turbat, Talar and Gawadar on Friday and reviewed progress of projects being constructed by Army Engineers as part of China- Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).The COAS was briefed in detail about the law and order situation in Balochistan particularly in Makran division and progress on the ongoing development projects, the statement said.It said he was told that overall security situation in Makran division had improved, and graph of militancy had declined considerably.
he COAS paid rich tributes to Shuhada of Army, other Law enforcement agencies and civilians who laid down their lives for security and development of the area.
He expressed his satisfaction over steps being taken for restoration of peace in Makran Division and directed all concerned to take stringent security measures for the security of engineers and labourers, particularly for Chinese nationals working on Gwadar Port and other projects.
While highlighting the importance of under construction projects linked with the CPEC and Gawadar Port, COAS said all possible measures in coordination with civil government would be taken to make Gwadar a safe city for local and foreign investors.
He said these projects will transform the lives of people of Pakistan particularly Balochistan and bring prosperity to the region.
COAS appreciated army troops engaged in various development works particularly FWO for their untiring efforts and sacrifices in construction of a vast road network across the length and breadth of Balochistan, against all odds, at an amazing pace.
Interacting with local elders, COAS also paid rich tributes to the proud and valiant people of Balochistan and thanked them for their unconditional cooperation and support for development projects, assuring them that they will be best served by these projects.COAS emphasized that the potential of Balochistan as a regional hub for trade in goods and energy will only be realized with a whole of nation approach for its security and development.Commending Army, FC and other LEAs for extra ordinary efforts for security, COAS said completion of these projects is directly linked with law and order situation of the Province and vowed that the armed forces will take all necessary actions to help bring back normalcy.