Islamabad - The army chief visited Sulemanki sector on Saturday where he spent the day with soldiers and Rangers troops and war veterans of the sector.

“The Pakistan army has become the most battled-hardened army and is equally ready for conventional war,” General Raheel Sharif said, said a statement issued by the ISPR.  The army chief said the Pakistan army has got an unprecedented level of successes in the war against terror.  The Pakistan army proudly carries its heritage and tradition of soldiering and chivalry. By taking inspiration from our war heroes and their spirit of sacrifice, the army has always measured up to any challenge, he said.

He appreciated the highest state of morale of troops and best form of vigilance along the Line of Control, the Working Boundary and the international border.

Gen Raheel laid a floral wreath at the monument of Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed Nishan-e-Haider. He paid rich tributes to Shuhada and Ghazis for fighting bravely and rendering supreme sacrifice in defence of the motherland.

Meanwhile, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman has said that the nation is united against all internal and external threats. He was speaking at the first convocation of Air University in Multan on Saturday. He said that the Pakistan Air Force is equipped with the latest technology to respond effectively all threats.

The air chief said educated youth is more powerful with plenty of skills to explore the untapped resources of the country.