November 01 , 2017


Pakistanis are peace and sports loving nation: COAS

QUETTA: Pakistanis are peace and sports loving nation bound to rise despite all challenges, the military’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Tuesday issued a statement quoting Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa as saying.

Speaking on the concluding session of the Pakistan Motor Rally 2017, Gen Qamar said: “The motor rally is vindication of Pakistan’s progress towards peace and stability. Every Pakistani from Khunjerab to Gwadar is committed to peace and progress of the country.”

According to ISPR, the rally which started on 21 October from Khunjerab finished in Gwadar on Tuesday night.

“Balochistan’s progress is Pakistan’s progress,” the chief of army staff (COAS) said.

While focusing on the multibillion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Gen Qamar said: “CPEC will be truly successful when it lifts Balochistan to its rightful place.”

The Pakistan Army will extend full support and assist the socio-economic development of Balochistan by the government, he added.

The COAS also appreciated spirit of organisers, participants and the supporters from across the country.

A large gathering of local population, civil and military officials were present on the occasion to witness the concluding event held under the auspices of the Pakistan Army.



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