RAWALPINDI: Faceless and nameless hostile forces are polluting the mind of the youth through social media, stated Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday.
Addressing participants of a seminar titled Role of Youth in Rejecting Extremism, he termed the youth an asset and investment for the future.
â€œThe war against terrorism has to be waged together by all organs of the state and public,â€ he said, adding that Operation Raddul Fasaad represents the beginning of a new phase in this war.
Pakistan Army is the only military in the world that has defeated terrorism of this scale, the army chief stated, explaining that security threats have [now] diminished resulting in an environment where development can take place.
Earlier at the seminar, DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor also spoke on the issue of terrorism and youth.