I have faith nation will get rid of terrorists: COAS


Pakistan Army is world’s best Army

Staff Reporter

Rawalpindi—Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has said that he has faith that Pakistani nation will continue to fight the war against terror and this land of the pure will get rid of terrorists.”
He was speaking to journalists here at Noor Khan Airbase before leaving for Okara on Friday.
Speaking about his retirement he said, “I took this decision in favour of the country. I will always be available to serve the country.” “Inshallah Pakistan will see good days,” he added. He said that he would continue to serve the country even after his retirement.
The COAS said that he had tried to do every difficult task for the sake of the country. He said that after retirement he would devote his time for the welfare of the heirs of Army’s martyrs.
The Army Chief said that the work started by the Army for the country would also continue.
Earlier, in his farewell visit, Gen Raheel Sharif addressed officers and men of 10 Corps at Chaklala Garrison and paid rich tributes to the supreme sacrifices of officers and men of Pakistan Army while defending motherland with valour and extreme commitment.
He said that Pakistan Army has always been ready to serve the nation and it is the world’s best army.
The COAS was received by the Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Malik Zafar Iqbal. The Army Chief is paying his farewell visits to different military installations across the country as he is set to retire this month.
Meanwhile, a farewell meeting was held between United States Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale and Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif. The US ambassador met COAS Raheel Sharif at the General Headquarters.
The US Ambassador lauded General Sharif’s command of the military under which Pakistan Army successfully launched Operation Zarb-e-Azb against terror organisations and decimated hundreds of their hideouts.
During his farewell visit the US Ambassador appreciated the gains of Pakistan Army in war against terrorism under command of General Raheel.