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Defence preparation to ensure peace within, peace without: COAS

RAWALPINDI: Reiterating the need for bolstering defence and operational preparedness, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that armed forces’ defence preparation and operational readiness are “to ensure peace within and peace without.”
“However, if provoked we shall respond and respond with all our might,” added the army chief while addressing the handing over ceremony of Tank Al Khalid-I to Armoured Corps Regiment (ACR) on Tuesday.
The ceremony was held at Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) and the Army Chief was chief guest on the occasion, said the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
General Bajwa expressed his confidence, satisfaction and appreciation …read more

Source:: Pakistan Today