May 14, 2014Print : Top Story
RAWALPINDI: The Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), Gen Raheel Sharif, on Tuesday said that all available means would be utilised to maintain the operational capability of the army to effectively respond to the full spectrum of threat.
He made these remarks while talking to troops during his visit to the Tilla Ranges near Jhelum.The COAS witnessed the culmination of large-scale maneuver exercises by formations of the Central Command in near real environment.
Pakistan Air Force (PAF) aircraft and major weapon systems, including artillery, provided live fire support to training maneuvers conducted by troops.Gen Raheel Sharif appreciated the professional skills and motivation of the troops involved in the exercises. He said strenuous training and the highest standard of preparedness in peacetime were the only guarantors of peace, said an ISPR press release.Earlier, the COAS was received by Lt Gen Tariq Khan, Commander Central Command on arrival.