RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has said that Indian continuous ceasefire violations on the Line of Control (LoC) and the Working Boundary is an unsuccessful attempt to distract Pakistan from fight against terrorism.
The army chief made these remarks when he visited forward locations on the LoC on Thursday and met with soldiers deployed on the front lines, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
The COAS wished Eid Mubarak in advance to officers and troops, and appreciated their high state of morale, professionalism and valiance while defending motherland and giving a befitting response to Indian unprovoked firing.
“COAS said Indian continuous ceasefire violations on LOC and working boundary is an unsuccessful attempt to distract Pakistan from fight against terrorism,” according to the ISPR.
General Raheel said that the Pakistan Army is a battle hardened Army which has successfully handled two different kinds of war and is capable of defending every inch of the motherland.
Expressing solidarity with the civilians living along the LoC, the CAOS paid rich tributes to their resilience and sacrifices while braving the Indian aggression.
The army chief reiterated that Pakistan Army will provide all necessary assistance to all civilians affected by Indian unprovoked firing along the LoC.