Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that development of Balochistan is topmost priority of the Government.
He was addressing passing out parade of Baloch recruits of Pakistan Army in Quetta on Monday.
General Bajwa said Balochistan is the largest province of the country and is bestowed with immense resource and capable human resource. These resources would open new vistas of development for progress and prosperity of the province in future.
The Army Chief said improvement of law and order in Balochistan is also priority of the Government and Pakistan Army, together with other institutions, is extending cooperation for the purpose. He said it is Endeavour of armed forces and other law enforcing institutions to play a positive role for economic development of the province despite limited resources.
He expressed the hope that completion of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project would prove to be beginning of a new era in the development of Balochistan.
The Chief of Army Staff said some elements are trying to create hurdles in the way of bright future of the province. He said these are anti-state elements and people of Balochistan have rejected them. He expressed the confidence that terrorists would face nemesis because of patriotism of people of Balochistan.