Pak Army a strong defence line, says PM

ISLAMABAD (APP): Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Monday said the valiant soldiers of the Pakistan army were a strong defensive line in protecting the homeland against the enemy’s evil designs.
The prime minister expressed these views after the six security personnel including Major Saqib Hussain were martyred in the Sherani and Kech districts of Balochistan. PM Sharif said the nation held the sacrifice of the soldiers in high esteem, which was a guarantee of the peace and security of the country.
He expressed an undeterred resolve to eliminate the elements that wanted to disrupt peace in Balochistan. He said the progress and development of Balochistan was a top priority for the government.
Meanwhile, the Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Monday congratulated mountaineers Naila Kiyani and Sameena Baig for scaling the world’s ninth highest peak of Nanga Parbat.
The prime minister, in a statement, said besides summiting the world’s highest peak of Mount Everest, both Nailia Kiyani and Sameena Baig were the first Pakistani women to scale the most dangerous peak of Nanga Parbat and brought fame to country.
The two mountaineers were representatives of those brave women of Pakistan who were second to none in their pursuit of tenacity, ambitions and objectives as they had proved that their mettle, determination and intentions were “higher than the highest mountains”, PM Shehbaz added.
Praying for their more successes in future, he said the daughters of the nation like Sameena Baig, Naila Kiyani and others should continue to project Pakistan’s bright image across the globe. In May 2023, the prime minister conferred SitaraImtiaz on Naila Kiyani. After Sameena Baig, she is the second Pakistani woman mountaineer who has scaled the Mount Everest.