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In meeting with COAS Bajwa, President Alvi discusses national security matters

President acknowledges army's unparalleled contribution rendered towards external and internal security of Pakistan

By Web Desk
August 25, 2021
President Arif Alvi (left) and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi, on August 25, 2021. — ISPR
President Arif Alvi (left) and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi, on August 25, 2021. — ISPR

RAWALPINDI: President Arif Alvi on Wednesday discussed regional developments and matters of national security with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

The development came during the president's meeting with COAS Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi, a statement from the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

The president acknowledged the army's unparalleled contribution and sacrifices rendered towards the external and internal security of Pakistan.

The ISPR's statement mentioned that the president commended the army's prowess in the field of information technology and coordination mechanisms with other stakeholders.

The president was also apprised of the army's operational preparedness and a briefing on cyber security by the Communication and Information Technology Branch was also given to him, the ISPR said.

Earlier, upon arrival at the GHQ, the army chief had received President Alvi, where he was later presented guard of honour, the ISPR said.

The president had also laid a floral wreath at the Martyrs Monument and offered prayers, the military's media wing added.