A handful of elements spreading hatred and terrorism in Balochistan would be defeated completely and the province would soon become a land of peace, said the COAS.
Addressing the passing out parade of Balochistan recruits in Pakistan Army in Quetta on Tuesday, he said Pakistan’s future is linked with the development of Balochistan and it is a matter of satisfaction that the people of Balochistan have rejected all the anti-state elements.
He said the armed forces of Pakistan are a symbol of national integrity and keeping in view this fact, thousands of youths of Balochistan have been inducted into the army as officers and soldiers.
The Army Chief said the incumbent Balochistan government has been taking all the possible measures for development of the province, and the Pakistan Army has been fully supporting it in all the fields including law and order.
Earlier, speaking at the ceremony, Balochistan Chief Minister Abdul Malik said it is for the first time that such a large number of Balochistan’s young people are being inducted in the Pakistan Army.