Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif in Central Command Asia Security Conference
Rawalpindi, September 29, 2015 (PPI-OT): COAS in CENTCOM Asia Security Conf. Regional Peace and security discussed. Perpetual instability in Afghanistan had telling effects on the region. Despite hurdles, peace and recon of vital importance 4 larger settlement in Afghanistan. COAS Stressed on all stake holders to revive recon.
Highlighted instability within and without has deeply affected socio-eco climate in Pak. With current approaches to restore stability within has opened up Eco opportunities for Pak and the region. Practical steps required to manage Pak-Afghanistan borders for gainful conclusion of Op Zarb-e-Azb. A peaceful Afghanistan can open regional connectivity. CPEC benefits can be shared. Essential for socio-Eco dev of Pak to address menace of extremism.
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