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 High-ranking military officers review security situation
 Updated at: 0638 PST,  Sunday, February 01, 2009
High-ranking military officers review security situation RAWALPINDI: Pakistanís military top brass has reiterated its resolve to support efforts for developing a national response in dealing with internal and external challenges.

A session of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee was convened here on Saturday at the Joint Staff Headquarters to discuss matters related to security and defence, said an ISPR press release issued here.

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Tariq Majid chaired the meeting which was attended by Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Nauman Bashir, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tanvir Mahmood Ahmed, the secretary defence, the director general Inter-Services Intelligence, the director general Strategic Plans Division and other concerned officials.

The committee comprehensively examined the prevailing national, regional and global security situation and deliberated in detail the developments in Fata, Swat, Balochistan and along the eastern borders.

The meeting also reviewed the operational employment and preparedness status of the armed forces, progress on the planned development measures, including indigenization efforts and coordination of tri-services training aspects. The committee expressed satisfaction over the operational readiness of the three services.
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