Important decisions taken in 259th Corps Commerce Conference

Important decisions taken in 259th Corps Commerce Conference

The 259th Corps Commanders' Conference (CCC) took place at GHQ on Thursday, September 7, 2023, with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir presiding over the proceedings. During this significant gathering, the top military leaders of the nation came together to reaffirm their unwavering commitment to thwart any desperate attempts by inimical propagandists to sow discord between state institutions and the public.

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported that the conference was also a platform to pay heartfelt tribute to the sacrifices of martyrs. This included not only officers and soldiers of the armed forces but also members of law enforcement agencies and citizens who had laid down their lives for the safety, security, and territorial integrity of Pakistan. A solemn Fateha was offered for these heroes, underscoring the nation's deep respect and honor for them.

The occasion also recognized the commemorations of Defence and Martyrs Day held on September 6, a nationwide display of solidarity involving all segments of society. The armed forces expressed their gratitude for the overwhelming support shown by the proud nation during these commemorations. This collective resolve and unity were seen as invaluable assets in safeguarding Pakistan's sovereignty and territorial integrity against a spectrum of direct and indirect threats.

Participants at the conference were comprehensively briefed on the prevailing geo-strategic environment and the evolving challenges to national security. They discussed the nation's strategy in response to these threats and resolved to confront all terrorists, their facilitators, and abettors working on behalf of hostile forces to destabilize Pakistan with the full might of the state.

Additionally, there was a strong emphasis on the need for rapid development in the Newly Merged Districts (NMDs) and Border Districts of Balochistan to ensure sustainable peace and growth in these regions. General Syed Asim Munir underscored the significance of maintaining high standards of professionalism and motivation during military operations, as well as achieving excellence in the training of formations. The conference also commended commanders for their unwavering commitment to the well-being of their soldiers, recognizing that morale is the foundation of the Army's operational readiness