Govt to take all measures to modernise country's Armed Forces: President


ISLAMABAD, Mar 25 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday reiterated that the government would undertake all measures to modernise country’s Armed Forces for enabling them  to counter internal and external threats and terrorism. He was addressing a “Bara Khana” – a grand luncheon – for the officers and men of the Armed Forces who participated in the Pakistan Day Parade on March 23 at Shakarparian ground. The President said only a strong military can protect the nation from the threats the country faces. The President also paid rich tributes to the courageous officers and men of the Armed Forces who were participating in the Operation Zarb-e-Azb and have successfully destroyed  the network of the terrorists.