Pakistanis are peace & sports loving resilient nation: COAS

Pakistanis are peace & sports loving resilient nation: COAS

GWADAR: Pakistan Motor Rally 2017 which started on October 21 from Khunjrab finished at Gwadar on Tuesday night.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa along with CM Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri and former Balochistan chief minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch witnessed the final segment of the rally and distributed prizes among various participants.

Speaking on the occasion, COAS appreciated spirit of organizers, participants and the supporters from across the country.

He said that Pakistanis are peace and sports loving resilient nation thus bound to rise despite all challenges. “The motor rally is vindication of Pakistan’s progress towards peace and stability. Every Pakistani from Khunjrab to Gawadar is committed to peace and progress of the country,” he remarked.

General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Balochistan’s progress is Pakistan’s progress. “CPEC will be truly successful when it lifts Balochistan to its rightful place. The Pakistan Army will extend full support and assist the socio-economic development of Balochistan by the government.”

A large gathering of local population, civil and military officials were present on the occasion to witness the concluding event held under arrangements of Pakistan Army.

Earlier on his arrival, COAS was received by Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa, Commander Southern Command, as host organizer of the event.