Rawalpindi: (PR) Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif visited Headquarters of the newly raised Special Security Division (SSD) for security of China – Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).
COAS was given a detailed briefing on the progress of raising of the force and wide ranging security aspects of CPEC. General Raheel Sharif reiterated Pak Army’s commitment to provide security for CPEC and the work force involved terming this to be a game changer for Pakistan which has the potential to transform the lives of people of the country. COAS emphasized the need to ensure a peaceful environment to be able to push all the planned developmental projects.
COAS said we are totally aware of all campaigns against the Corridor and vowed that the security forces are ready to pay any price to turn this long cherished dream into reality. He instructed that all possible measures must be taken in coordination with law enforcement agencies and other stake holders to make CPEC a success and beneficial for all and sundry.
On arrival COAS was received by Lieutenant General Malik Zafar Iqbal and Major General Abid Rafique, Commander SSD.