Army must remain prepared ‘at all times’: Gen Raheel Sharif

Friday, April 11th, 2014 5:12:27 by

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Friday said that due to the multidimensional threats faced by the country, the military needed to have a “high state of preparedness at all times.”

According to a statement from the Inter-services Public Relations (ISPR,) the Army Chief visited the Sonmiani firing ranges near Karachi on Friday to view the Air Defence Firing Exercise.

Appreciating the professionalism and standards of the participating units, Gen Sharif emphasised that highest standards of training and professionalism must remain the military’s hallmark to accomplish the given mission.

Full range of air defence weapons including Guns and surface to air missiles were used in the exercise.

While interacting with the troops, COAS reiterated that the multidimensional security threats faced by the country required a high state of preparedness at all times.

Earlier, on arrival at the Range, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Muhammad Zahid Latif  Mirza, Commander Army Air Defence Command.

Karachi News Sources -2

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