Islamabad: Pakistan Army Chief Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said that Pakistan is fully capable of responding effectively to any threat and that the armed forces remain fully prepared to deal with an external direct threat.
Kayani said this while addressing graduating cadets at the Pakistan Military Academy.
Kayani, while admitting the challenges currently faced by the country, remained confident that united, the challenges can be overcome, reports The Express tribune.
The Army chief said Pakistan would succeed if it remains committed to its basis of creation, that is, Islam.
He further said that Islam can never ever be taken out of Pakistan.