COAS: (Pak Army ready to respond to entire spectrum of threat: Gen Raheel)

RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has said the armed forces of Pakistan are fully prepared to respond to the entire spectrum of threat.

Chairing Corps Commander’s conference here in Rawalpindi on Tuesday, he expressed complete satisfaction over noticeable change in the overall security situation of the country.

Referring to the ongoing peace talks between Afghan government and Afghan Taliban, the army chief said it is the only credible way to achieve lasting peace. He said detractors and spoilers are against peace and prosperity of Afghanistan and the region.

During the meeting participants dwelt at length on internal and external security situation in the country and reviewed progress of Operation Zarb-e-Azb and ongoing Intelligence Based Operations in the country. The forum reviewed the state of readiness and vigil being maintained by troops along the Line of Control (LoC).