According to a press release by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) , 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 Pakistan 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 they 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, the release stated.
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.