Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited the troops deployed along the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday where they assured him that no Indian misadventure shall go without a befitting response.
The army chief was given detailed briefing about the ongoing operations, the Indian ceasefire violations and the Pakistani soldiers’ response to them, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.
COAS at LOC. Army aware of def & security challenges being faced by the cty, capable to defeat all threats 'irrespective of the front', COAS pic.twitter.com/cpTyyfGqva
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) June 10, 2017
While interacting with the troops, the COAS appreciated their state of operational readiness, exemplary high morale and motivation for the fulfilment of their assigned mission, the statement added.
He was also informed about the ongoing communication infrastructure development by the Frontier Works Organisation. The COAS lauded the work saying that the army would continue playing its role in nation-building projects.
Gen Bajwa said the Pakistan Army was well aware of the security challenges and fully capable of responding to the threats “irrespective of the front”. He also praised the Kashmiris fighting the Indian occupation and oppression for their right to self-determination.
The army chief reiterated Pakistan’s resolve to support the Kashmiris in their struggle.