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Forces are ready to respond to any Indian aggression: President Arif Alvi

ISLAMABAD: President Arif Alvi on Friday said that Pakistani Armed Forces are well prepared to respond to any misadventure by India in a befitting manner.

This he said this while addressing the Army officers undergoing training at the Quetta Command and Staff College, in Islamabad, here today.

President Alvi stated that Pakistan will not tolerate any violation of its territorial integrity and reserves the right to self-defence. “Pulwama attack is being used as a pretext by India to escalate tension.”

He underlined that Pakistan is a peaceful and sovereign country, desirous of having good relations with all its neighbours including India.

Arif Alvi lauded the role and sacrifices of armed forces, law enforcement agencies and civil administration in addressing the challenges of lawlessness and terrorism. He stated that despite facing many challenges Pakistan is now heading in the right direction adding that the country is now more stable and strong than before and many opportunities are knocking at its door.

He said China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has the potential to change the fate of the region for better. He further said that Balochistan will gain specifically from CPEC project and immense opportunities of employment will be created for its youth.

M M Alam

M. M. Alam is a Pakistan-based working journalist since 1981. Karachi University faculty gold medalist Alam began his career four decades ago by writing for Dawn, Pakistan’s highest circulating English daily. He has worked for region’s leading publications, global aviation periodicals including Rotors (of USA) and vetted New York Times as permanent employee of daily Express Tribune. Alam regularly covers international aviation and defense-related events including Salon Du Bourget (France), Farnborough (United Kingdom), Dubai (UAE). Alam has reported thousands of events and interviewed hundreds of people in Pakistan, UAE, EU, UK and USA. Being Francophone Alam also coordinates with a number of French publications.