Armed Forces to respond to entire spectrum of threat as per comprehensive security strategy: JCSC Meeting

RAWALPINDI: The Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Meeting held here at Joint Staff Headquarters on Tuesday reaffirmed the resolve of Armed Forces to respond to entire spectrum of threat in the most befitting manner as per comprehensive security strategy.

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Rashad Mahmood presided over the meeting which was attended by Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Secretary Defence and senior military officers from the three services.

According to the ISPR, JCSC is a quarterly meeting of senior military leadership to carry out the assessment and evaluation of operational preparedness of all three services, especially in the context of articulation within the Armed Forces.

Participants appreciated the strides against the menace of terrorism and reviewed the progress made in the ongoing operations against terrorists.

Issues pertaining to national security, emerging regional geo-strategic environment, and joint military education and training were also dilated upon by the forum.

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 different parts of the country during the recent floods.