Army Chief General Bajwa proved to be a man of crisis in every difficult time

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BY ASGHAR ALI MUBARAK

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has proved to be a man crisis in every difficult time for the country. Whether it was a time of peace or war, he always went ahead and played a leading role.During his tenure, Pakistan crossed many important milestones. Even in the current political crisis, all eyes are on him.He crossed the ship of the nation very wisely. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa led a senior-level tri-service military delegation of Pakistan to China from June 9 to 12 where they held wide-ranging discussions with the senior military leadership and other government departments of China. An apex meeting was held on June 12 wherein the Pakistani side was headed by COAS General Bajwa while the Chinese side was led by Vice Chairman Central Military Commission of China General Zhang Youxia. The two sides discussed their perspectives on the international and regional security situation. They expressed satisfaction with the defence cooperation between the two countries. The country escaped a major crisis. It is important to note here that General Qamar Javed Bajwa took over as the 16th Chief of Army Staff on November 29, 2016.As time went on, the world became convinced of the Bajwa Doctrine.As Commander-in-Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa made complete restoration of peace his mission.He also raised the fleet of invincible national defense.The challenges were huge but the Army Chief accepted them with a smile and made a name for himself with his impressive moves. General Bajwa adopts effective strategy to thwart terrorist rhetoric.On the direction of the Army Chief, the final Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad (آپریشن ردالفساد )was launched to deal with terrorism across the country.Under the leadership of the Commander-in-Chief, the National Action Plan was implemented and all types of terrorist networks were eliminated through intelligence-led operations across the country.The installation of Security Fence on the border with Afghanistan and Border Forts along the border with Afghanistan put an end to terrorism, as well as the completion of rehabilitation and development projects.Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s relations towards his soldiers was compassionate and kind . As Commander-in-Chief, he constantly visited the LoC and the front lines to make his presence felt. Whether it was a religious or national holiday or some other important occasion, the army chiefs were usually seen on the front lines with the soldiers.The concept of Military Diplomacy came to the fore during the tenure of Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.His foreign visits and meetings with foreign delegations to Pakistan, especially in the Afghan Taliban and in the United States, helped to understand the role.He further improved relations with various countries, including Saudi Arabia and Qatar.Continue efforts to remove obstacles to the establishment of military cooperation between different Muslim countries, including Saudi Arabia and Iran. The Commander-in-Chief’s vision for the restoration of peace has been appreciated at the national and international level .The role of the Army Chief in eradicating terrorism was appreciated by the United States.At the Pentagon, Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa was presented with a guard of honor and saluted with 21 cannons.When the Chief of Army Staff visited China, he was also given a guard of honor. Great Britain and Iran also acknowledged the role of Pakistan Army Chief in world peace. Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s identity in the international arena was that of a man of iron, but his impression among his soldiers was not harsh but compassionate.When he was called to the Prime Minister’s House to announce his nomination as Army Chief, he met the junior military and civilian officers who greeted him. The services of Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to improve the economic situation along with security are part of history.He was made a part of the National Development Council to improve the economic situation.Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa also met government economists, prominent business leaders of the country and important personalities of the business community. The Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa where peace proved to be anger for enemies,On the other hand, the eternal enemy India also emerged as an iron man in terms of response to aggression. The role of Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa during the Pak-India tensions after the Pulwama attack in Occupied Kashmir was appreciated internationally.Responding to the Indian aggression on Balakot, he raised the morale of the army in a very tense situation.The role of the commander was also important in protesting the special status of the occupied valley and becoming the voice of Kashmiris. The enemy always attacked peace but Pakistan always gave the message of friendship which is proved by Kartarpur Corridor.The role of General Qamar Javed Bajwa in opening this path of friendship does not need any introduction.Due to their special interest, work on the project was completed in the shortest period of 10 months. Message against Terrorism and Extremism issued by 1,854 scholars in the name of Pakistan Fatwa was also issued during the tenure of Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.Historic initiatives such as the integration of FATA and the holding of peaceful elections are also to the credit of the Commander-in-Chief. In addition, internal threats to the country, disasters, floods, locusts and polio were dealt with with great skill. Led by General Bajwa, the Pakistan Army played a key role in forming an unparalleled body like the NCOC against Covid 19.The World Health Organization (WHO) also acknowledged the services of the NCOC in tackling the epidemic. Even in the ongoing nerve-wracking political crisis in the country, the eyes were on the Army Chief.He handled the situation very wisely and patiently. General L Qamar Javed Bajwa with his efforts pulled the nation’s boat out of the whirlpool which gave the people a sigh of relief.Pakistan and China reaffirmed their strategic partnership in challenging times and agreed to continue the regular exchange of perspectives on issues of mutual interest. Both sides also vowed to enhance their training, technology and counter-terrorism cooperation at the tri-service level.