Pakistan to respond India strongly: Defence Minister

SIALKOT:  Federal Minister for Defence,Water and Power Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said Pakistan will respond India strongly if it does not stop its hostilities along the Sialkot Woking Boundary.

He said this while talking to newsmen at CMH here on Saturday after inquiring about health of those injured by the Indian shelling.

He added that now Pakistan would respond effectively against violation of ceasfire by India.

The minister said it seemed Modi government had become so confused due to the communual roits in Indian state of Gujrat. He said the Indian government was diverting attention of the world from these roits by resorting to unprovoked intensified shelling on border villages.

He expressed solidarity with the affected villagers besides paying rich tributes to their resilience and spirit.

Khawaja Asif said the entire nation stood united with the armed forces in defending the motherland.

MNA Ch Armughan Subhani, MLA-AJK Muhammad Ishaq, MPA Asif Bajwa, DCO Dr Asif Tufail and others were also present.