The following was originally reported in Urdu by Jehan-e-Pakistan newspaper. It reveals many other statements of the Pakistan Army Chief which, it seems, were purposely censored/ignored by the corporate media in Pakistan that has long been part of a malicious propaganda campaign against the country's military. The team at Terminal X translated it to English for reader convenience.
a passing-out parade by cadets of the 127th PMA Long Course, 46th
Integrated Course and 1st Mujahid Course, Chief of Army Staff General
Ashfaq Pervez Kayani said that Islam is the foundation of Pakistan and
in no situation can this foundation be ousted from the country.
will leave no stone unturned in transforming Pakistan into an ideal
Islamic welfare state. Pakistan is a peace loving country, but this
should not be considered its weakness. We have patiently ignored
provocative statements these past few months; our main focus has been on
internal security but rest assured we are fully prepared to effectively
deal with external threats as well"
"We managed to control
various challenges within a short span of time and are capable of doing
this again in the future. We are passing through critical times and in
this context, Pakistan Army is fully prepared to counter any aggression
with resolute determination. The nation has always supported Pakistan
"I assure you that if we stay attached with the passionate
force that motivated the creation of Pakistan, we will be able to make
progress as one nation".
"Islam should always remain as a uniting
factor. I assure you that despite stern opposition, Pakistan Army will
remain committed to the pledge of making Pakistan an ideal Islamic
welfare state as envisioned by Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal".
Pakistan's Army Chief added, "Undoubtedly, no one can harm Pakistan (by Allah's will) as long as the Pakistan Army and its people stand together as one".