Minister: (Armed forces fully capable to defend every inch of motherland: Kh Asif)

SIALKOT: Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif has said that Armed forces will defend every inch of their motherland at every cost.

He was talking to newsmen during his visit to the village Kundanpur along the working boundary in Sialkot on Sunday. Kundanpur was badly affected by the recent unprovoked Indian border forces firing and shelling.

The Minister said if India tried to impose war on Pakistan, heavy losses will be inflicted on India which it will remember for decades. He said cowardly acts by the Indian forces have strengthened the determination of the nation to defend its motherland.

He said India’s real face is exposing as it is supporting terrorism in Pakistan and creating tension on borders through unprovoked firing along the working boundary and line of control.

He said India is diverting attention from its internal failures by creating tension on the borders. He said sacrifices of the shuhada will not go waste. He said civilians were severely injured in the unprovoked firing by the Indian border forces.

He said Pakistan has proofs of India’s interference in Pakistan. He said the Prime Minister will present at the United Nations General Assembly meeting in September this year. Prime Minister will also present these proofs to the US leadership during his America visit in October this year.

Later, the Minister visited the residences of persons, martyred by the unprovoked Indian forces firing, in the border area of Sialkot working boundary. On this occasion, he also announced assistance of five lac rupees each to the families of martyrs while one lac rupees each for the injured persons.