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COAS Gen Asim Munir visits Rakhchikri Sector along LOC

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir on Saturday visited frontline troops in Rakhchikri Sector of Line of Control (LOC).

Newly appointed COAS Gen Syed Asim Munir hit back at “highly irresponsible statements” from Indian officials about Gilgit-Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir, saying the Pakistan Army was “ever ready” to take the fight to its enemy.

On his visit, COAS was briefed on latest situation along LOC and operational preparedness of the formation, ISPR notified in a press release.

The COAS interacted with officers and soldiers, appreciated their high morale, professional competence and combat readiness while performing their duties in challenging conditions.

General Asim Munir said: “We have noticed highly irresponsible statements from Indian leadership on Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir recently.”

“Let me make it categorically clear, Pakistan’s armed forces are ever ready, not only to defend every inch of our motherland, but, to take the fight back to the enemy, if ever, war is imposed on us,” the press release quoted him as saying.

COAS said that any misconception resulting into a misadventure will always be met with full might of the armed forces backed by a resilient nation.

“India will never be able to achieve its nefarious designs. The world must ensure justice and deliver what is promised to the Kashmiri people as per UN resolutions,” Gen Asim said.

Upon his arrival, Corps Commander Rawalpindi Lieutenant General Shahid Imtiaz received the COAS.

Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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