RAWALPINDI: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani stated on Thursday that Pakistan Army is fully aware of the gravity of internal threat. “It will employ requisite resources to ensure a decisive ascendancy over the militants,” the army chief told the 118th Corps Commanders’ Conference commenced at General Headquarters, according to ISPR.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani chaired the meeting. The conference was a part of regular monthly meeting. In his opening remarks, the Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said that present security situation requires that all elements of national power should work in close harmony to fight the menace of terrorism and extremism.
Concurrently, Army is also fully prepared to meet the conventional threat. COAS said that Pakistan is a sovereign state and the people of Pakistan under a democratic dispensation, supported by the Army, are capable of handling the present crisis in their own national interest.
The participants were given a comprehensive briefing on prevailing security situation in the region. The matters of operational preparedness and professional interest were discussed in the meeting. COAS expressed his satisfaction at the standard and conduct of on going training in the filed formations as part of ‘Year of Training’. He said that Pakistan Army has developed full scale facilities to focus on Low Intensity Conflict (LIC) related operations. NNI