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Army equips with latest equipment to ensure defence: Musharraf

ISLAMABAD: President Pervez Musharraf has said that Armed forces have been equipped with latest state of the art equipment and weapons making the defence of the country impregnable. He stated this while addressing the officers, JCOs, NCOs and Jawans of 4 AK Regiment at a darbar in Rawalpindi on Wednesday.

The President said that the operational preparedness of our Armed forces is best among the best in the world and due to this the defence of the country is safe hands. He said Pakistan is a peaceful country but a strong defensive line is a sine qua non for the attainment of peace. He said there is always a room for the enhancement of training and the level of operational preparedness of our Armed Forces.

Emphasizing on t he need for a strong economic base Mr. Pervez Musharraf said that the security of the country is directly associated with the economic development of the country. He lauded the services of 4 AK Regiment during war and peace time and wished the unit success in its new station of duty. It may be mentioned the unit was performing duties of Guard Battalion at Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaque Pervez Kayani, Corps Commander Lt. General Ashfaque Pervez Kayani, Corps Commander Lt. General Mohsin Kamal and other senior officers were present on the occasion.-SANA

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