The Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) meeting was held at Joint Staff Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Thursday. During the meeting, Pakistan’s top military brass resolved that the armed forces will respond to the entire spectrum of threats in the most befitting manner in line with a comprehensive security strategy.
General Nadeem Raza, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee presided over the meeting, which was attended by General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, Chief of Naval Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Chief of Air Staff and senior officers from Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Defence Production and tri-services.
A press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the forum discussed emerging regional geo-strategic environment, including the fast-paced developments in the realm of strategic and conventional policies/doctrines and operational preparedness of the armed forces.
“The participants also dilated upon the latest situation regarding COVID-19 and lauded the services of the ‘National Command and Operation Centre’ (NCOC) which was established to synergize and articulate unified national effort for containment of COVID-19,” it added.
The participants discussed the situation of Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJ&K) and reiterated that Pakistan will continue to provide all-out diplomatic, moral and political support to the brave people of IIOJ&K in their indigenous struggle to get justice and their right to self-determination in line with United Nations Security Council resolutions.
The forum reaffirmed the resolve of armed forces to respond to the entire spectrum of threats in the most befitting manner in line with a comprehensive security strategy. The participants also lauded the sacrifices of security agencies in the fight against terrorism.
At the end, Chairman JCSC lauded the jointness of the Pakistan Armed Forces in meeting all defence and security challenges