Peace, stability in South Asia depends on resolving long-standing ‘regional’ issues: Pakistan Army chief

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that peace and stability of South Asia are dependent on the resolution of “long-pendingissues” in the region

Jun 01, 2021
Image
Pakistan Army chief

Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that peace and stability of South Asia are dependent on the resolution of “long-pendingissues” in the region.

He made the remarks while addressing officers and faculty of Command and Staff College (C&SC) in Quetta, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Monday.

“The COAS address to staff course-2020/21, focused on professional matters, internal and external security situation and matters concerning regional security environment,” it added.

During the address, General Qamar emphasised Pakistan's resolve and determination to confront the global phenomenon of terrorism by adopting national approach.

“The COAS said that the future of enduring peace and stability in South Asia hinges on the ability to resolve long pending issues within the region. This can be complemented through meaningful international support and will to take on complex challenges,” according to the military's media wing.

He did not immediately identify what these issues were.

(SAM)

Photo

Newsletter Subscription

The subscriber's email address.
Stay informed - subscribe to our newsletter.
Tweets about SAMonitor
SAM Facebook