QUETTA: Hundreds of personnel of Frontier Corps have sacrificed their lives for defence of the country, establishing law and order and during terrorist activities and thus written stories of patriotism and duty.
These views were expressed by Commander southern Command Lt General Nasser Khan Janjua while addressing 3-day FC Commandants Conference.
He called upon Commandants to have close coordination with the local people in their areas of responsibility and extend respect to the people during checking so that a sense of security prevails among them.
Conference began with paying homage to the personnel who laid down their lives for discharge of their responsibility. Besides professional matters and training of jawans, security along the borders and law and order situation in the province was also reviewed and important decisions taken.
Conference held detailed review of operation, training and administrative capability as a result of decoction of its budget. IG stressed the need for recruitment process in various sectors of FC on merit.
Addressing the conference Inspector General Major General Muhammad Ejaz Shahid urged the Commandants to remain fully alert along the borders and ensure effective monitoring all the time. All the commandants should keep strict vigil in their areas of responsibility and keep close coordination with local administration, police and levies so that terrorists and criminals could be dealt with effectively.
He said FC would continue for cooperation and steps for development of Balochistan and uplift of its people in league with other organizations and people of the province.
He appreciated recent successful operation in Kalat area and issued orders for strict action against terrorists and criminals. He urged that respect should be given to law abiding citizens so that a sense of security prevails.
He announced necessary facilities and urged for improving standard of training of jawans. He also approved several steps for their welfare.
He issued directives that Commandants should ensure security of development projects, national installations, national highways and railway lines in their areas. He also appreciated dozens of Ferraris announcement of becoming to peaceful citizens as a result of FC services and better strategy.