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Thursday Jul 02 2020
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Army chief pays tribute to law enforcement agencies for ensuring peace in Karachi

By
Web Desk
Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa meeting healthcare staff during his visit to the field isolation centre in Karachi. — ISPR/Handout via Geo.tv

RAWALPINDI/KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed satisfaction over the law enforcement agencies' (LEAs) response in maintaining peace in Pakistan's financial capital, a statement issued Thursday by the military's media wing read.

Gen Bajwa visited the Corps headquarters and Sindh Rangers headquarters in Karachi today and "was briefed on the operational matters and internal security situation", said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement.

Corps Commander Karachi Lieutenant General Humayun Aziz received the Pakistan Army chief following which the latter "interacted with troops and asked them to remain vigilant against emerging challenges".

Gen Bajwa "expressed satisfaction over coherent response by LEAS in ensuring peace in Karachi and paid tribute to LEAs for countering nefarious designs of enemies", said the ISPR statement.

According to the statement, the army chief "also visited Garrison Health and Diagnostic Centre and Field Isolation Centre". He lauded the support rendered by the formation in the national response against COVID-19.

Earlier, on arrival at Sindh Rangers headquarters, Gen Bajwa laid a floral wreath at the shuhada monument and offered fatiha, the statement noted further.