Gen Bajwa said disruptive efforts by hostile forces won't be allowed to succeed in Balochistan.

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday assured the bereaved families of Mach incident victims that perpetrators of this heinous incident shall be brought to justice and blood of the martyrs will not go waste.

According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the COAS met families of victims of Mach incident and also interacted with a large gathering of Hazara community at HQ Southern Command.

He also spent time with the bereaved families of Mach incident victims and shared their grief. COAS assured them that perpetrators of this heinous incident shall be brought to justice and blood of the martyrs will not go waste.

The Army Chief was given detailed security brief at HQ Southern Command at HQ Southern Command.

He was apprised about prevailing security challenges in the province and the measures taken, including border management along Pak- Afghan and Pak-Iran Border.

Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa was received by Commander Southern Command Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali on his arrival to Quetta.

Later, addressing the garrison officers during his visit to Quetta on Wednesday, COAS Gen Bajwa said that Balochistan is the future of Pakistan and progress and prosperity of the province is progress of the country.

The COAS said Balochistan is in sharp focus of our enemies due to its strategic potential but disruptive efforts by hostile forces won t be allowed to succeed.

Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa said security, stability and prosperity of Balochistan shall be pursued and ensured to the hilt.

He appreciated their preparedness and efforts for ensuring peace and stability in the province despite difficulties of terrain and distances involved.