Chitral :(APS)JULY 31,2016-Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has reaffirmed commitment to defeat terrorism and establish lasting peace in the country.
Addressing Shandoor Polo Festival in Chitral on Sunday, he said there is no place for terrorists in the country and days are not far off when education, development and peace will become Pakistan’s identity in the world.
General Raheel Sharif said the success of this journey depends on the support of the nation and particularly on key role by the young generation.
He said the prevailing peaceful environment in the country is the fruit of sacrifices offered by armed forces and the nation. He said operation Zarb-e-Azb is continuing with the same spirit.
General Sharif vowed that Pakistan Army will not hesitate to offer any sacrifice for the defense of the country.
He said the festival is good omen for promotion of national and international tourism. He said it is also a message for terrorist elements that we will continue our traditions without any fear. He said the colorful ceremony is reflective of bright future of the motherland.