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Well-equipped, well trained army deter wars: Pak army chief

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

Army chief Qamar Javed on Wednesday said that only a "well-equipped, well trained and professionally competent" army can deter a war and guarantee peace.

Gen made the remarks during a visit to formations of

"A well-equipped, well trained and professionally competent Army deters war and guarantees peace. Army is one such force which has become battle hardened through its combat experience against terrorism," he said.

Gen witnessed manoeuvre of mechanised formation as part of Defensive Corps' operations against conventional threat.

Army said that the COAS expressed his satisfaction on high standards of training and operational preparedness.

He said that is a "peace loving country and looks forward to peace within and peace without".

Later, he also visited position of an infantry formation in along Eastern Border.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 22:41 IST