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Pakistani women have a role, responsibility towards Pakistan’s progress: COAS

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Jawed Bajwa appreciated the contributions of women on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Friday.
The Director General of the military’s media wing ISPR, Major General Asif Ghafoor quoted the army chief, on Twitter, as saying, “Contributions of women on duty in uniform, at household and especially the ones of martyrs’ families are greatly valued.” 

“Contributions of women on duty in uniform, at household and especially the ones of martyrs’ families are greatly valued. The great Pakistani women have a role and responsibility towards progress of Pakistan”, COAS.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) March 8, 2019
 The COAS lauded women from every walk of life – from female army personnel to house wives.
He further said, “The great Pakistani women have a role and responsibility towards progress of Pakistan.”
Prime Minister Imran Khan also shared a message on Twitter on International Women’s Day.
While paying homage to the Mother of Nation Fatima Jinnah, sister of Pakistan’s founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the prime minister posted a picture of the Jinnah siblings and wrote, “We pay tribute to Fatima Jinnah who stood steadfastly beside the Quaid in his struggle for Pakistan.”