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Pakistan pitched against amorphous enemy: Gen. Kayani

30 December, 2012

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KARACHI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Saturday said that Pakistan is pitched against an amorphous enemy, while the conventional threat has also grown manifold.

The COAS said that the country was passing through a very critical phase of its history. "Increasingly complex external environment and our rather precarious internal dynamics have created a myriad of security challenges," he said while addressing the 98th Midshipmen Commissioning term and 7th SSC Officers class, comprising a total of 118 officers who got commissioned at Pakistan Naval Academy PNS Rahbar, upon completion of their training.

The COAS was the chief guest on the occasion. He said that the present spectrum of threats could be defeated through collective national efforts in which the armed forces had a pivotal role to play in harmony with other instruments of the state.

The COAS further said that under the prevailing scenario, a potent and modern navy was indispensable to thwart the challenges to country's sovereignty in the maritime domain. "It is becoming increasingly important to build up and rely on our own strength. It is heartening to see that Pakistan Navy is rapidly developing its indigenous capability and pursuing it with greater vigour than ever before", he added.

Kayani urged the commissioning officers to keep the interests of the state and the service their top priority and never let their personal feelings stand in the way to their commitment to the national duty bestowed upon them.

He also felicitated the officers upon successful completion of their training and wished them exciting, challenging and sacred career ahead. Earlier in his welcome address, Pakistan Naval Academy commandant highlighted salient features of the officers training at Pakistan Naval Academy. He informed the audience that commissioning term comprised 78 officers including those from the Republic of Sudan, while the SSC officers' class consisted of 40 cadets, including six female officers.

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