RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Line of Control (LOC) in Kel Sector and forward post at Sharda. Murree General Officer Commanding Major General Azhar Abbas briefed him on situation along LOC and Cease Fire Violations (CFVs) by India in recent months. COAS was also apprised regarding Army’s support to the ongoing Housing and Population Census. Moreover, COAS appreciated the state of operational preparedness and response to CFVs. He said that Indian propaganda regarding presence of miscreants along LOC is aimed at spreading unrest in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), which will never succeed. He added that people of AJK are fully aware of Indian atrocities in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) and Indian agendas. He said that Pakistan Army shall continue to ensure protection and security of people along LOC. He also directed to ensure progress of development work in the area in coordination with AJK government. Earlier, on arrival, COAS was received by Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza.