NSP will help
ensure national security
of the country: Bajwa

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ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday lauded the country’s first-ever National Security Policy (NSP) 2022-26, saying that it would help ensure the national security of the country.

Talking informally to reporters at the launching of the policy General Bajwa stated that the military security was only one aspect of national security. He stressed that the formulation of a comprehensive policy, covering all aspects of national security, was a “great step”.

RAWALPINDI: US Charge d’ Affaires to Pakistan Angela Aggeler meeting with Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday at the General Headquarters (GHQ).

The army chief said the document would help maintain the national security of Pakistan.

Earlier, Prime Minister Imran Khan launched the public version of the policy. “An inclusive development was inevitable for national security,” the prime minister said at the NSP launching ceremony in Islamabad.

Federal ministers, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, all services chiefs, diplomats, senior civil and military officers attended the launching ceremony.

Meeting with US Charge d; Affairs

US Charge d’ Affaires to Pakistan Angela Aggeler called on Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday at the General Headquarters (GHQ). Both discussed the current situation in Afghanistan, a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

The meeting discussed matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including Afghanistan and bilateral cooperation in various fields. Highlighting the issue of the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, the COAS reiterated the need for global convergence to address the evolving situation in the country. The visiting dignitary appreciated Pakistan’s role and efforts in the Afghan situation to maintain regional peace and stability.