RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Army is a state institution meant to serve the nation.
According to Inter Services Public Relations, the militaryâ€™s media wing, the Army Chief was addressing a seminar on â€œHuman Resource Development for Youth of Balochistanâ€”Opportunities and Challenges held in Quetta Thursday.
General Bajwa said, â€œArmy shall continue to perform its role while national security and development remains a national obligation for all state institutions.â€�
The Army Chief said that he believes in democracy and even more so in the democratic values of selfless services and supremacy of moral authority. All of us have a duty to the nation.
The COAS mentioned that presently over 25,000 Baloch students are receiving quality education at various Army and FC-run schools/cadet colleges all over Pakistan. Nearly 20,000 sons of Balochistan are serving in Army including over 600 as officers while 232 cadets are undergoing training at PMA, Kakul.
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