KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has vowed to defeat enemy’s designs against China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project.
Addressing the passing-out parade at Naval Academy today, he said we are acutely aware of the enemy’s campaign against the corridor project which has the potential to transforming the lives of region’s people.
He said the armed forces are ready to pay any price to safeguard the national interests be it Kashmir, development of new ports and exploitation of natural resources.
He said Gwadar Port will be built and developed as one of most strategic deep sea port in the region at all costs.
The Army Chief said the entire world recognises our security concerns. Ceasefire violations, and bloodletting in Balochistan, tribal areas and Karachi manifest enemy’s hostile intent.
He said Pakistan has shown willingness to cooperate with other nations for peace but not at the expense of its national interests, sovereignty and national pride.
Raheel Sharif said the entire nation has the resolve to eliminate the menace of terrorism. Operation Zarb-e-Azb is delivering decisive results and terrorists are resorting to desperate actions.