Islamabad, Feb 22: Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Pakistani troops at the LOC in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) today, asked them “to be ready to face any eventuality”.
Army chief said,”Though Pakistan is a peace loving country, it will not be intimidated and any misadventure will be given a befitting response.
“COAS visited Line of Control. Reviewed state of preparedness. Lauded high moral of troops,” Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General of the Pakistan Army’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said in a tweet. “Pakistan is a peace loving country but we will not be intimidated or coerced. Any aggression or misadventure shall be paid back in same coin,” Bajwa was quoted as saying by ISPR.
Pakistan warned India of ‘full spectrum” response if New Delhi initiated any aggression,” the army’s spokesman said on Friday, amid heightened tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbours over Kashmir.
“Pakistan is not preparing for war. Threats and reports of a war are coming from your (India’s) side. We are only using our right to self defence,” said Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General of the Pakistan Army’s media wing, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), told a press conference here.