Army Chief General Syed Asim Munir has said that nothing is more sacred than guarding the frontiers of our beloved country.
General Syed Asim Munir, COAS, spent the Eid day with troops deployed along Pak-Afghan Border at Bajaur.
COAS offered Eid prayer with the officers and troops and appreciated their high morale.
He expressed that Army is committed towards defense of the frontiers and Armed Forces of Pakistan are always ready to thwart any threat to ensure the territorial integrity of Pakistan.
COAS remarked, “For defenders of Pakistan, irrespective of the difficult terrain or weather and despite being away from the loved ones, duty takes precedence and nothing is more sacred than guarding the frontiers of our beloved country.”
He paid rich tribute to the shuhadas and emphasized that on this day of Eid we must not forget those who laid their lives for defence of the motherland and eliminating the scourge of terrorism.
He extended well wishes to the families of Shuhada on this special day.
COAS appreciated the operational vigil of troops guarding the border.
Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by Commander Peshawar Corps.