Armed forces committed to ensuring peace and security in the country: Army Chief

Washington: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has assured that armed forces would take the war against terrorism to its logical end and would not let the sacrifices of martyrs go in vain.

He was addressing the Pakistani community at Pakistan Embassy in Washington.

He said that armed forces are committed to ensure peace and security in the country as well as countering external threats to its solidarity.

The Army Chief said Pakistan wants friendly relations with all neighboring countries with honour and dignity. He said that Pakistan and United States have common views on countering the existing and emerging threats to their interests in the region.

He expressed complete satisfaction at the upward trajectory and growth in Pak-US defence and counter-terrorism cooperation.

General Raheel Sharif underlined the importance the CPEC for Pakistan and said that it would bring greater economic prosperity to the whole region.

Speaking on the occasion, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the US Jalil Abbas Jilani said that our armed forces were playing vital role in safeguarding the country from internal and external threats.

He appreciated immense sacrifices rendered by our armed forces for maintenance of peace in the country.



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