June 2017 News

Pak Army Chief Praises Kashmiri Fighters

11 June 2017
Kashmir Observer

Muzaffarabad: Praising Kashmiris fighting what he termed 'Indian occupation and oppression' for their right to self-determination, Pakistan's Army Chief Saturday reiterated Pakistan's resolve to support the Kashmiris in their struggle. General Qamar Javed Bajwa said this while visiting the troops deployed along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir. '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. While interacting with the troops, the army chief appreciated their state of operational readiness, exemplary high morale and motivation for the fulfillment of their assigned mission, the statement added. 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'. According to media reports, officers assured him that 'no Indian misadventure shall go without a befitting response'