Pakistan Army is the best army: General Raheel

Published: February 26, 2016
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PHOTO: ISPR

PHOTO: ISPR

In a rare admission, Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Friday said Pakistan Army is the best army in the world.

“With our current achievements in the ongoing war on terror and standard of conventional war, ours is the best army,” General Raheel said, according to DG ISPR Lt Gen Asim Bajwa.

The army chief said Pakistan should remain ready for a full spectrum of threat. “We have to remain ready for full spectrum of threat-morale of troops sky high, combat fitness commended,” the head of the military’s media wing said on Twitter while quoting the army chief.

The army chief’s statements came as he monitored an exercise of the Pakistan Army’s Bahawalpur & Multan Corps which ended Friday morning in Cholistan desert.

Earlier, the army chief had an Ariel view of the offensive manoeuvres during the military drills onbaord a combat attack helicopter.

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Reader Comments (14)

  • jay
    Feb 26, 2016 - 4:01PM

    Yes it is the best army ! no army has a country for itself. All countries have an army for itself. No army runs billion dollars empires either. All armies are under govt, Pak govt is under army. Ofcourse Pak army is the best ……

    ET publish ! this is what it looks like for outsider n there are facts in this comment. Recommend

  • Brainy Bhaijan
    Feb 26, 2016 - 4:52PM

    Being the COAS what else is he suppose to say for boosting the morale of his men?Recommend

  • Rollin & Trollin
    Feb 26, 2016 - 5:41PM

    Honestly folks, what else is he gonna say…Recommend

  • Akbar
    Feb 26, 2016 - 5:43PM

    OK. How many wars it has won? Even to date, the NWFP & Balochistan is out of limits even for Pakistani Journalists /People.Recommend

  • SuperNeo
    Feb 26, 2016 - 6:19PM

    And US aid is best in world too.Recommend

  • Rex Minor
    Feb 26, 2016 - 6:38PM

    With our current achievements in the ongoing war on terror and standard of conventional war, ours is the best army,” General Raheel said, according to DG ISPR Lt Gen Asim Bajwa.

    We all believe in fairy tales which are made public by Paki Goebble!

    Rex MinorRecommend

  • OSD
    Feb 26, 2016 - 6:59PM

    We absolutely agree and salute the Pakistan army.. Our enemies cower down with fear at the mention of their name..Recommend

  • Last Man Alive
    Feb 26, 2016 - 7:43PM

    The Best Army if we forget that it has spawned the likes of NRO general Musharraf and

    get billionaire quick brothers’ general Kiyani.Recommend

  • Tyggar
    Feb 26, 2016 - 8:22PM

    The only capital Pakistani army has repeatedly captured is IslamabadRecommend

  • mansoor
    Feb 26, 2016 - 8:32PM

    Having defeated East Pakistan they are in the process of conquering West Pakistan. Long live “Pak” Army.Recommend

  • tosay
    Feb 26, 2016 - 8:44PM

    @jay:
    Let me educate you that the billion dollar empire, DHA, was created by our very own parliament through an act. Who is stopping these political blackmailers to dissolve DHA? We drag army into politics and then beat them with titanium sticks.Recommend

  • Napier Mole
    Feb 26, 2016 - 10:21PM

    What happened to that old adage: promise less, deliver more!

    Even if these words were said as s morale booster to the troops, ISPR could have held back publicising them for the inevitable skepticism they would attract.Recommend

  • MJ
    Feb 26, 2016 - 10:23PM

    I am glad that our Army is number 1. Imagine how many more hundreds of thousands of citizen’s lives we would have lost to the terrorist if our Army was number 2 or 3!!Recommend

  • Zahid
    Feb 27, 2016 - 3:23AM

    Yes our Army is the best Army in the world Pakistan Army Zindabad General Raheel Sharif Zindabad too
    We all Pakistani support and stand with our Army Chief and Pakistan ArmyRecommend

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