“Pakistan Army is ranked amongst the world’s best armies and I feel proud to attend the passing-out ceremony of Pakistan Army cadets”, said General Sher Muhammad Karimi.
General Karimi was the chief guest of 132nd passing out parade of Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Kakul.
It is the first time in the history of PMA that any foreign military chief attended it’s passing out parade as the chief guest.
Addressing to the cadets, Gen Karimi thanked military leadership specially Chief of Army Staff Pakistan General Raheel Sharif for giving him the honor.
During his address, He emphasized the need of close cooperation between Pakistan and Afghanistan to root out the menace of terrorism from the region.
“Terrorists are the common enemies of Pakistan and Afghanistan and we must ensure backing and support of our peoples in order to win the war against these non-state actors”, said Afghan Military Chief.
Afghan Military Chief said the region faces the greatest threat from terrorists and militants who do not recognize any boundaries and have no religious or moral values.
“Our region has suffered from war of four decades but the objective of peace is very much attainable”, he added.
General Sher Muhammad Karimi expressed optimism over ongoing strategic dialogue between Pakistan and Afghanistan saying it will help achieve the objective of peace and stability in the region.
Earlier, the Afghan Chief of General Staff handed over trophies and sword of honor to the outstanding cadets.