General Kayani says Pak Army fully prepared for challenges

Published: Friday, January 16, 2009, 11:23 [IST]
 

Islamabad, Jan 16 (ANI): Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Kayani has said the army is ready to deal with any threats to the country's security.

"Pakistan Army is fully prepared to meet the challenges," the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) quoted General Kayani as saying while chairing the 62nd Formation Commanders' Conference at the General Headquarters (GHQ).

General Kayani said such a threat could best be defeated through a comprehensive national effort.

All corps commanders, principal staff officers and formation commanders attended the conference, the Daily Times reported.

The ISPR said participants at the conference were briefed on the prevailing security environment.

"The spirit of sacrifice and high morale of troops are a guarantee for the defence of the country," General Kayani said.

The commanders also reviewed the operational preparedness of the Pakistan Army.

General Kayani expressed satisfaction over the military commanders' efforts in this regard. (ANI)

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