By: ANI | Rawalpindi | Updated: September 7, 2016 11:08 am
Asserting that Pakistan’s military has always been strong, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has said it has now become invincible adding that it knows all covert and overt intrigues and intentions of the enemies.
Sharif made the remarks while addressing a gathering in connection with Defence Day at GHQ, Rawalpindi on Tuesday.
“I want to make it clear to all enemies of Pakistan that Pakistan has always been strong and today it is invincible,” the Express Tribune quoted Sharif as saying.
He reiterated that Islamabad knows the military or diplomatic challenges it has on the borders or within the cities.
On the challenges that the country is facing, he said, “I want to make it clear that we are fully aware of all covert and overt intrigues and intentions of our enemies.”
Also talking about the Kashmir valley, General Raheel said it was Islamabad’s “jugular vein” and praised people of the valley for “rendering innumerable sacrifices”.
He added that solution to Kashmir problem lies in the implementation of the resolutions of United Nations.
The army chief also dubbed Pakistan-China friendship as relationship based on mutual respect and principle of equality.
On the China-Pakistan Economic corridor, he assured that Pakistan shall not allow any external force to obstruct it and any such attempt will be dealt with iron hands.
Highlighting about the military operation ‘Zarb-e-Azb’, the army chief said that armed force would go to any limit to ensure Pakistan’s security.
He also pressed on the need to implement the National Action Plan and break the nexus between corruption and terrorism to fully consolidate the successes of Operation Zarb-e-Azb in the entire country.