Chief of Army Staff, Gen Asim Munir, spoke about the importance of the safety and security of all Pakistanis during the National Security Workshop. He emphasized that the safety and security of every citizen cannot be compromised. This statement was made in regards to repatriation and deportation of illegal foreigners residing in Pakistan. The government recently gave an ultimatum to all undocumented immigrants to leave the country or face imprisonment and deportation. The decision was made in a meeting headed by caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar and attended by COAS Munir. The committee also decided to enforce passports and visas for border crossings, with only electronic Afghan identity cards being accepted until October 31. Gen Munir held an interactive session with participants of the National Security Workshop at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi. The workshop, attended by parliamentarians, senior civil and armed forces officers, and civil society representatives, briefed the participants about regional and internal security dynamics. The participants were also informed about measures being taken to curb illegal activities like smuggling, power theft, narcotics prevalence, border control, and repatriation of illegal foreigners. Gen Munir emphasized the importance of the safety and security of Pakistanis and praised the efforts of the Armed Forces in fighting terrorism. He called for the support of the people of Pakistan to achieve success in this fight. The COAS also highlighted the responsibility of the intelligentsia and civil society in countering hostile propaganda against state institutions. He mentioned the positive economic impact of initiatives like the Special Investment Facilitation Council. Gen Munir stated that the army is fully engaged in enabling national and provincial responses for the collective good of the people and emphasized the resilience of the nation in achieving peace and stability.