Army will continue helping institutions in fight against COVID-19: COAS Bajwa
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said that Pakistan Army will continue its cooperation with the civil institutions in fight against the novel coronavirus, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported.
According to military’s media wing, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) where he was briefed about COVID-19 related multi-sectoral situation, implementation of National Coordination Committee decisions, projections about likely spread of the disease in Pakistan and support being extended to civil administration against the pandemic.
On the occasion, the COAS said that NCOC’s role in fight against COVID-19 is commendable. He maintained that the Army will continue its support to the civil institution even in the holy month of Ramadan.
Earlier on March 25, underscoring the need for combined efforts to defeat novel coronavirus, Chief of Army Staff General (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa had said that all the Pakistanis will fight against COVID-19 as one, Inter Services Public Relations Pakistan (ISPR) reported.
In his tweets, the DG ISPR had quoted COAS Bajwa as saying that Pakistan Army was cognizant of the challenges facing the people of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).
“We are working closely with GB government and civil administration to provide all possible support while additional resources are being arranged on war footing in conjunction with federal government,” the army chief had added.