Pakistan Army vows to eliminate terrorism through 'whole-of-the-system' approach

Pakistan Army vows to eliminate terrorism through 'whole-of-the-system' approach

Rawalpindi (Web Desk): Pakistan Army’s top brass has affirmed to continue its fight against terrorists through the goals set by National Security Committee (NSC), the military’s media wing stated.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir chaired the 257th Corps Commanders’ Conference at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.

The meeting reviewed the domestic and regional environment including external and internal security challenges Pakistan confronts.

The forum affirmed that the military leadership is cognizant of the full spectrum of the challenges and it "resolves to shoulder its constitutionally mandated responsibilities with the support of the resilient people of Pakistan".

It also reiterated the commitment of the armed forces to fully support national responses against internal and external threats.

Highlighting that the security forces are undertaking intelligence-based operations (IBOs) in areas along the western border, the top military leadeship emphasised that there was a need to adopt a "whole-of-the-nation and whole-of-the-government approach to eradicate the menace of terrorism on a long-term basis".

The military's media wing said that this focused counter terrorism campaign against terrorists as approved by the government, through whole of the system approach will lead towards eradicating permissive factors of terrorism, extremism and instability in the country.

The ISPR statement added that the forum expressed its assurance to pursue the goals set by the National Security Committee (NSC) to turn the tide against terrorism through the coordinated application of all elements of national power.