He also said that Pakistan’s armed forces “have the capability to counter the complete threat spectrum.”
Gen Raheel was addressing officers at the National Counter-Terrorism Centre (NCTC) near Kharian.
Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif en.dailypakistan
So far, Pakistan has trained 231,000 troops of the armed forces, 3,483 police officers and civil armed forces men at the NCTC, Lt Gen Umar Farooq Durrani, Commander of the Strike Corps, briefed the army chief.
In what could be a decisive turning point, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 24 sought to take the battle across the border by directly addressing the people of Pakistan and telling them that their rulers are “misleading” them by talking about a 1000-year war over Kashmir — an allusion to an oft-quoted remark by former Pakistan Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.
He said India will not forget the militant attack that killed 18 soldiers at an army base in Kashmir, but tempered calls for a military retribution by challenging Pakistan to a war on poverty, unemployment and illiteracy.