Zardari wants India not to underestimate Pak’’s military mightDecember 24th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec. 24 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has warned India that it should not underestimate Pakistans military powers, as the country is capable of thwarting any aggression from its eastern border.
Zardari held a meeting with the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman General, Tariq Majid in Islamabad, a private TV channel reported.
Matters pertaining to the armed forces were discussed in the meeting, an official statement said.
According to the channel, General Majeed told the President that Pakistans armed forces were capable of meeting any challenge.
The Chief of Army Staff General, Ashfaq Kayani, met Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on the same day to brief him on defence preparations of the armed forces amid rising tension between India and Pakistan.
Sources close to the channel said, the Pakistani armed forces are put on high alert and can retaliate to any aggression immediately.
They also added that the Prime Minister assured the Army Chief of total support from the political leadership in defending the country. (ANI)
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