RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Friday said that Pakistan Army, in unison with other services, is fully prepared to deter and defeat any aggression across the entire spectrum of threat, according to a press release issued by the ISPR.
Addressing the participants of a course during his visit to the Command and Staff College in Quetta, the COAS said that Pakistan Army has the unique accomplishment of having been employed on various fronts against two different types of threats - conventional and sub-conventional - for the last over one decade and is respected for its achievements and sacrifices the world over.
General Raheel exhorted the need for future leadership to remain abreast with the latest global and regional developments and focus on their professional grooming.
While elaborating his vision, the COAS emphasised that army should carry its glorious legacy as a national army suffused with an enhanced degree of professional ethos, pride and esprit de corps.
The army continues to be reflective of Pakistan’s aspirations manifesting the collective will and resilience of its proud citizens and a symbol of national unity and cohesion, the statement said.
Earlier on arrival in Quetta, the COAS was received by Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Naseer Khan Janjua.
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