Gen Bajwa discusses overall situation with present and former generals


LAHORE: Realising the sensitive and strategic situation on the eastern and western borders of the country and deteriorating relations with India, the Pakistan Army decided to take into confidence the present and retired senior generals in Lahore on Tuesday.

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met retired and senior serving military officers and not only briefed them about the Army’s measures to tackle the ongoing challenges but also took their opinion on the security situation of the region.

Gen Javed Qamar Bajwa

The meeting held at the Corps Headquarters Lahore was attended by General (r) Jehangir Karamat, General (r) Ahsan Saleem Hyat, General (r) Tariq Majid, General (r) Rashad Mahmood and General (r) Raheel Sharif.

Gen Bajwa told the participants that country’s defence has been made very strong and they can meet any challenge. He acquainted them all technical details while focussing all fronts.

The retired and serving generals expressed their experience and suggested various measures for the defence of the country terming the prevailing circumstances as “war situation”.

was the focus of discussion and the participants were in agreement that fourth war with India looks imminent and would begin sooner or later if the this core issue is not resolved amicably.

An ISPR spokesman told the media that COAS had an interactive session on wide ranging issues including professional matters, security situation in the region, measures to optimise dividends of peace and stability and also the challenges and opportunities. The participants shared multifarious suggestions and also thanked the army chief for the candid discussion. Earlier on arrival, Gen Bajwa was received by Commander Lahore Corps Lieutenant General Majid Ehsan.