RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has lauded the role of law enforcement agencies (LEAs) especially the Rangers for restoration of peace and bringing normalcy in Karachi, especially the Rangers.
The Army chief during his visit to Karachi on Thursday laid floral wreath at Yadgare-e-Shuhada and offered fateha for the martyrs. The COAS was given detailed briefing at Corps and Rangers Headquarters (HQs).
General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Rangers Operation in Karachi significantly reduced terrorism, target killing and kidnapping for ransom. He reiterated that efforts to consolidate budding peace in the city would continue unabated. Army as a state institution would continue to give full support to all government institutions involved in Karachi Operation particularly Sindh police and civil administration.
While interacting with soldiers and officers, the COAS appreciated their courage and resolve to rid the City of the terrorists and criminals. He paid tribute to the people of Karachi for their support to the security forces. Later, business community of Karachi also interacted with COAS at Corps HQ. COAS reassured that businesses and investment in Karachi will continue to benefit from improving Law and order and should, in turn, ensure national and social obligations. Earlier on arrival at Karachi, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Shahid Baig Mirza, Commander 5 Corps.