RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif reiterated on Friday that any provocation along the Line of Control (LoC) will be responded effectively, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
In a statement, the ISPR said that the army chief visited troops deployed in forward localities along the LoC near Jhelum on Friday.
During his visit, the COAS was briefed by local commanders about the prevailing security situation along the LoC.
In his address to the troops, the army chief appreciated their state of morale and operational preparedness on front line.
The COAS expressed complete satisfaction on the state of readiness and vigil being maintained by troops. He reiterated that any provocation along the LoC will be responded effectively.
The army chief paid rich tribute to the officers and men of Pakistan army along the LoC on their supreme sacrifices and determination in the defence of country.
“The entire nation felt proud of the soldiers deployed in defence of the motherland”, he said.