RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa stated terrorism has no religion, sect or ethnicity as it endangers everyone.
He has addressed participants of National Security and War course at National Defence University (NDU) in Islamabad on Friday.
Highlighting the internal and external challenges to national security, Army Chief said that the full spectrum of threat demands comprehensive national response and Pakistan Army is fully engaged in enabling that response in coordination with other institutions of the state.Gen Bajwa said terrorism has no religion, sect or ethnicity. He stated Pakistan has fought against the menace indiscriminately and will root it out through ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad.
"Terrorism can not be defeated by closing eyes from one s own responsibilities and resorting to throwing blames outside as being done by few players in the region.," he added.
He said Pakistan Army is committed to defence and security of the country and will continue to perform with support of the people of Pakistan.