ISLAMABAD, Nov 24 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain, Thursday
said the country’s defence was in safe hands with the armed forces
and nation fully prepared to thwart any evil designs of the enemy.
Talking to Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC)
General Rashad Mahmood, who paid a farewell call on him here at
Aiwan-e-Sadr, the President lauded his services and contribution in
making operation Zarb-e-Azb a success.
The President termed General Rashad Mahmood “a true
professional soldier”, and said he was instrumental in increasing
the efficiency and professionalism of the armed forces.
President Mamnoon Hussain said that Pakistan’s armed forces are one of the best in the world and have served the country well even in times of national emergency and calamity.
General Rashad Mahmood thanked the President for his support
and guidance during his tenure as CJCSC.