ISLAMABAD: Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser has said that armed forces of Pakistan were among the best armed forces in the world and have a unique place due to their superior professional capabilities.
He expressed these views while addressing participants of 201 Course of National Defence University (NDU) who visited the Parliament House under the leadership of Major General Fayyaz Hussain Shah, Commandant Armed Forces War College and called on the Speaker National Assembly on Wednesday.
Asad Qaiser said that our armed forces always combat the difficult situations with steadfastness and bravery. During the natural catastrophes including earthquake of 2005, floods and elimination of terrorism, the Pakistan Army rendered valuable services.
He said that we have to work together for development and progress of the country and have to adopt collective thinking rather than individual thinking. He stressed the need for cohesion between all the institutions to overcome the difficulties being faced by the country. He said that we have to think that this country has given us everything and what we have given in return to it. He said that we can achieve our destination by promoting unity and solidarity in our ranks.
On this occasion the Special Secretary National Assembly Qamar Sohail Lohdi gave comprehensive briefing to the participants about the formation and working of the National Assembly and its Committees.
Major General Fayyaz Hussain Shah Commandant Armed Forces War College thanked the Speaker for his remarks and said that the Parliament is the supreme constitutional institution of the country and its respect is obligatory for all citizens. He told the Speaker that the decision of this visit was taken before initiation of 210 Course.—INP