COAS General Bajwa makes an urge to the Pakistanis
ISLAMABAD - Everyone should take responsibility to make economic efforts towards prosperity successful, said Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa while addressing a seminar
Director General, Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted on social media that the COAS said that the nation is going through a difficult economic situation and there cannot be any prosperity in the absence of economic sovereignty. He further said that there is a strong link between economy and security and both complement each other.
The COAS was addressing a national seminar on “Pakistan’s Economy: Challenges and Way forward” organized by Institute of Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis (ISSRA) at National Defence University (NDU).
“We all need to fulfill our responsibilities so that difficult initiatives taken by government succeed. It’s time to be a nation”, tweeted DG ISPR citing the army chief.
He acknowledged that Pakistan is going through a difficult situation due to fiscal mismanagement and stressed that government and various stockholders need to play and important role for economic stability in country.
The panel of speakers included Advisor to the Chief Minister of Punjab on Economic Affairs and Planning, Dr Salman Shah, Chairman FBR Syed Muhammad Shabbar Zaidi, and Dean and Director IBA Dr Farrukh Iqbal.
Chief of the Army staff thanked NDU for organizing the seminar and panel and attendees for their participation, said the ISPR adding further that a large number economy experts, think tanks and representatives of business community attended the seminar.