KARACHI: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday said the democratic government would protect the country’s sovereignty and integrity at all costs.
Addressing the ‘Colour Award and Re-equipment Ceremony of Karakoram Eagle AWACS Aircraft’ at PAF Masroor Base, the Prime Minister said that Pakistan wants peace in the region and believes in the
resolution of issues hindering regional development and prosperity through peaceful means.
The Prime Minister said that Pakistan always encouraged talks for resolution of disputes, however did not receive the same positive response.
He mentioned that international community appreciated Pakistan’s amicable and peaceful intentions and was willing to support its stand point.
He emphasized the tremendous economic potential of the region that could only be brought to fruition once peace and tranquility prevailed.
The Prime Minister said the history of Pakistan Air Force is replete with acts of heroism, sacrifices and professionalism.
The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) due to its feats of gallantry has made its niche among the comity of finest Air Forces of the world, he said.
The Prime Minister said that the government was striving hard to save the nation from extremism and added that terrorists were now taking last gasp.
He said that the government with the help of Pakistan Armed Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) would purge the country of terrorism.