National interest in regional matters is a priority

Staff Report
Thursday - February 8, 2018
RAWALPINDI: 208th corps commanders’ conference was in the garrison city, on Wednesday, chaired by chief of army staff (COAS) general Qamar Javed Bajwa, whereat the forum concluded that national interest shall be kept at premium while cooperating with all other stake holders for regional peace and stability.

According to an inter services public relations (ISPR) statement, the forum reviewed geo strategic and security environment, especially in the context of United States (US) security related policies for the region.

Progress of operation Radd-ul-Fasaad (RuF) and increased Indian ceasefire violations (CFVs) were discussed.

The forum reiterated that gains of years’ long counter terrorism efforts shall be consolidated to achieve enduring peace and stability, both for Pakistan and the region.

Indian CFVs are detrimental to peace, however, these or any Indian misadventure shall be responded effectively.