GWADAR: Chief of Army Staff Gen Syed Asim Munir, during his visit to Gwadar, announced several welfare projects aimed at the socioeconomic development of the area.
According to sources, these include projects related to education, installation of solar systems, fisheries, water supply, health, sports, and livelihood.
The sources added that Gen Munir also held meetings with people from different walks of life, where he emphasized that a handful of “misguided elements” could not deter the people of Balochistan, as the armed forces were committed to ensuring peace and prosperity in the province.
Besides, the COAS also appreciated the efforts of the armed forces and urged them to continue working with professional commitment for the good of the people.
Alongside, the COAS was briefed on the security situation, operational preparedness of the formations, security for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), and efforts being made for ensuring a peaceful and secure environment, according to a statement by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The Chief Minister of Balochistan, Mir Abdul Qudoos Bizenjo, also held high-level meetings to review the progress of development projects being executed as part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Moreover, the construction of the new Gwadar International Airport has been completed, and the airport is expected to become functional with the landing of the first flight on March 23.