Prime Minister and Chief of Army Staff visits Headquarters Southern Command in Quetta

Rawalpindi, January 30, 2014 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister, Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif visited Headquarters Southern Command in Quetta today. Commander Southern Command, Lieutenant General Nasser Khan Janjua gave a detailed briefing on Balochistan security situation.

Briefing was attended by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Minister of state and Frontier Regions Lieutenant General(Retd) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Governor Balochistan Muhammad Khan Achakzai , Chief Minister Balochistan Dr Abdul Malik, Senator Mir Hasil Bizenjo, MNA Mahmood Khan Achakzai, Chief Secretary, IG FC Balochistan, IG Police, DG ISPR and other senior civil and military officials.

Prime Minister appreciated the role of security forces in helping bring normalcy in Balochistan and directed both political and military leadership to devise joint strategy to ensure peace in the province. Prime Minister also stressed on the need to accelerate development projects in the province to bring relief to people of Balochistan. Earlier, Prime Minister laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada to acknowledge the contributions of Shuhada of Army, FC and Police who laid their lives to defend the motherland.

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