Govt firmly believes in strengthening of armed forces: PM

WEB DESK: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said the government firmly believed in strengthening the armed forces to wipe-out terrorism from the country and to confront external threats and challenges.

He was talking to Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of Air Staff who called on  him here at the PM House.The matters pertaining to Pakistan Air Force were discussed during the meeting.

Appreciating the role of Pakistan Air Force, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif said contributions of Pakistan Air Force in the ongoing military offensive operation Zar-e-Azb were commendable.

He said the crucial role of Pakistan  Air Force in the country’s biggest military offensive against terrorism was decisive in defeating the terrorists.

He said it was only possible due to the highest professional standards maintained by the Pakistan Air Force.

The Chief of Air Staff apprised the Prime Minister on the professional preparedness and other related issues.