According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Rashad Mahmood presided over a meeting of the JCSC, which was attended by the Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Secretary Defence and senior military officers from the three services.
The meeting held an exchange of views on professional affairs of the armed forces and the security situation of the country.
On this occasion, affairs relating to the operation Zarb-e-Azb also came under discussion.
The JCSC praised exemplary coordination between the armed forces during the operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan.
The ISPR in its release said, “Participants appreciated the strides against the menace of terrorism and the progress made in operation Zarb-a-Azb there in. The satisfaction over the standard of preparedness of Armed Forces to take on upcoming challenges being faced by the country was also expressed in unequivocal terms. Participants also appreciated the relief and rescue operations carried out by Armed Forces in the length and breadth of the country during the recent Floods.”
The release issued at the end of the meeting mentioned that the armed forces of Pakistan are fully prepared to deal with all kinds of challenges.
It was further stated that the meeting reaffirmed the resolve of the Armed Forces to eradicate terrorism from across the country.