Way forward for Balochistan is through development, stability: Army chief | Pakistan
RAWALPINDI: Army Chief of Staff, General Kamar Javed Badjwa, said on Monday that the way forward for Baluchistan is to ensure development and stability in the province, said a statement published by Inter-Services on public relations (ISPR).
The military leader is in a two-day visit to the province.
During the visit, General Badzhwa also opened work on the road of Turbat-Bulaed and committed land destroying the construction of the Cadet College of Avaran in Jao.
"Cadet College of Avaran will initially be for 800 cadets with plans to expand its potential afterwards. The CCA will have a hostel for 300 cadets and teachers and will be built by engineers of the Pakistani army. The project will be completed in a shorter period of two years for its planned initial capacity, "said ISPR,
The army chief was also given a detailed briefing on the latest security measures taken in the province and on the support, rendered to the government on socio-economic projects. He also interacted with local elders and troops in the area.
Speaking on this occasion, the head of the army highly appreciated the progress in the joint work of the security forces and civil administration.
The chief minister of Balochistan, Mir Abdul Quddus Bizhenho, accompanied the UAC throughout the visit and discussed various aspects of coordination in order to successfully implement the Khushal-Balochistan program.
Commander of the southern command, Lieutenant-General Asim Salim Baiwu and other civilian and military officials attended on this occasion, said ISPR.