ISLAMABAD - Terming CPEC project a game changer, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif yesterday said that security of the project is Pakistan Army’s national undertaking.

“(Pakistan) will leave no stone unturned to ensure its timely completion and uninterrupted success,” the ISPR quoted General Raheel as saying.

General Raheel was speaking at the 89th Foundation Day ceremony of China’s People’s Liberation Army in Islamabad Thursday.He said Operation Zrb-e-Azb will continue to act against terrorist of all hue and colour. “Our resolve to break nexus between terrorists, criminality and corruption (is) unflinching.”

Appreciating army chief’s stance, Chinese officials thanked Pak Army for creating the protective environment to ensure safety of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. They also paid gratitude to the troops for wiping out terrorism in and around CPEC region.

The army chief praised PLA’s determination and its unity to complete its task. “The PLA is most formidable force that reminds power of peoples’ unity for which no goal is too high, no distance too long and no task too hard,” he said.

“Pakistan’s army and people take pride in our bonds of friendship,” he said, adding that affinity of views between two countries reflects common vision and shared destiny.