PESHAWAR - Corps Commander Peshawar, Lieutenant General Khalid Rabbani said on Thursday that Pakistan Army was the custodian of borders of the country and was ready to meet any eventuality during emergency situations.

Addressing the jawans of the Corps of Engineers after inspecting the bridge training exercise here at Akora Khattak, the Corps Commander said Pakistan Army was all time ready whether it was time of peace or war, adding that the Bridge Battalion of Pakistan Army had played a key role in helping out the people stranded in floods and their rehabilitation. The Commander urged upon the jawans to increase their professional expertise so that their services could be utilised in an effective manner.

He also impressed upon them to ensure protection of the equipments, tools and materials used in the preparation of bridges.

On this occasion, the Commander also inspected the bridges constructed by the Pakistan Army including Ribbon Bridge, Heavy Mechanised Bridge and Medium Girder Bridge, Assault Track Way and Tanks Access Way.Lt Gen Rabbani also visited Army Public School Akora Khattak and inspected its various sections.

On this occasion, he instructed the teachers to focus on the character buildings of the students so that they could play their positive role in the national reconstruction and development in future.

He also impressed upon the students to pay special attention to their studies, as they are the future builders of the nation.