QUETTA: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited Awaran on the second day of his visit to Balochistan.
According to the Inter Service Public Relations, the army chief inaugurated work for Turbat- Buleda road and performed earth breaking for construction of Cadet College Awaran at Jhao.
On arrival at Jhao, General Bajwa was given detailed a briefing by General Officer Commanding Major General Zaki Manj on recent security measures as well as support to the government on socio- economic projects.
Cadet College Awaran will initially be for 800 cadets with plans to enhance its capacity subsequently. The college would have hostel facilities for 300 cadets and faculty, and will be constructed by Pakistan army engineers and will be completed in within two years.
The army chief also interacted with local elders and troops in Jhao area. He appreciated progress through joint working by security forces and the civil administration.
General Bajwa said that continuity of effort with national commitment is the way forward to bring about the desired development and stability in the province.
Chief Minister Balochistan Mir Abdul Quddus Bizenjo accompanied General Bajwa throughout the visit and discussed various coordination aspects to successfully carry on the execution of ‘Khushal Balochistan’ program.
Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Asim Salim Bajwa and other civil and military officials were present on the occasion.