People of Kashmir deserve peace, says Gen Bajwa

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Chief of Army Staff General Qamer Jawed Bajwa, addressing officers of the Lahore Garrison, on February 4, 2021. — ISPR

Chief of Army Staff General Qamer Jawed Bajwa on Thursday stated that the folks of Kashmir, in addition to of the area at giant, “deserve peace”.

His remarks got here throughout a go to to the Lahore Garrison, a press release by Inter-Services Public Relations stated.

According to the army’s media wing, the military chief apprised the garrison’s officers of the newest developments on the japanese border and the state of affairs in occupied Kashmir.

The assertion stated that Gen Bajwa reiterated Pakistan’s “firm commitment for a just resolution of Kashmir issue in line with the aspirations of people of Kashmir”.

During the tackle, the military chief mentioned “his vision of an enduring peace within Pakistan and the region”.

The tackle additionally  revolved round “professional matters, internal and external security situation of the country”, the assertion stated.

Gen Bajwa careworn upon the necessity for “greater vigilance and state of preparedness amid new challenges of hybrid war”.

Earlier, on arrival on the Lahore Garrison, the military chief was obtained by Corps Commander Lieutenant General Muhammad Abdul Aziz.

Army chief requires decision of Kashmir dispute

Earlier this week, whereas addressing a commencement ceremony commencement ceremony held at Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy Asghar Khan, Gen Bajwa referred to as for Pakistan and India to resolve the longstanding situation of Jammu and Kashmir in a dignified and peaceable method as per the aspirations of the Kashmiris and produce this human tragedy to its logical conclusion.

The military chief stated Pakistan is a peace loving nation that had rendered nice sacrifices for regional and international peace and stands firmly dedicated to the beliefs of mutual respect and peaceable co-existence.

“It is time to extend a hand of peace in all directions,” he remarked.

“However, we will not allow anybody or any entity to misinterpret our desire for peace as a sign of weakness,” Gen Bajwa stated.