The Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa launched the ‘Khushhal Balochistan’ project in Quetta on Thursday.
According to Director-General Inter-Services-Press Relations Major-General Asif Ghafoor, the COAS was in the provincial capital of Balochistan for the inauguration of the project that aims to endure stability through social-economic development and security.
A high-level meeting concerning the developmental project was held at the Southern Command Headquarter in the city, Radio Pakistan reported.
In September, the army chief had said the Pakistan Army will continue assisting in the security and development of Balochistan, and the uplift projects in the province will be completed on time.
“The armed forces [are] fulfilling their responsibilities in far-flung areas [which] is commendable. We will keep rendering our duties with vigour and zeal,” said General Qamar on the second day of Eidul Azha which he spent in Turbat and Gwadar areas of Balochistan.
According to a statement issued by the ISPR, the COAS vowed that the army would keep assisting in the security and development of Balochistan. “All development projects under way in Balochistan will be completed on time,” he added.