Army fully prepared to ward off threat from east: COAS

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday says, despite facing internal security challenges, Pakistan Army is fully prepared for effective response to perpetual threat from the East, said Inter Services Public Relations in a statement. 

COAS was talking to troops at Goma and Gilgit during his visit to Siachen on Thursday, where he laid wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada of Gayari.

The army chief said that we are proud to be soldiers of Pakistan and defending it irrespective of terrain or weather difficulties. He said we owe our independence to sacrifices of our Shuhada.  He said that nothing is nobler than laying one’s life in defense of the motherland.

Later, the army chief interacted with notables of Gilgit Baltistan. He assured them that Pakistan Army is extending full support to all initiatives aimed at ensuring the rights of Gilgit-Baltistan as part of the federation.