Islamabad: The Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) meeting was held in Rawalpindi today.

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Rashad Mahmood presided over the meeting, which was attended by Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, Naval Chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Secretary Defence and senior military officers from the three services.

Participants appreciated the strides against the menace of terrorism and reviewed the progress made in the ongoing operations against terrorists.

Issues pertaining to national security, emerging regional geo-strategic environment, and joint military education and training were also dilated upon by the forum.

The satisfaction over the standard of preparedness of Armed Forces to take on upcoming challenges being faced by the country, was also expressed in unequivocal terms.

Participants also appreciated the relief and rescue operations carried out by Armed Forces, in different parts of the country during the recent floods.

At the end, the forum reaffirmed the resolve of Armed Forces to respond to entire spectrum of threat in the most befitting manner, as per comprehensive security strategy.