Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent Eid Day with Troops deployed along the line of control.

Speaking on the occasion General Bajwa said best EID for a Soldier is to have pride for being on duty of defending the Motherland even on such festive days away from family.

He added that for defenders of Pakistan, our first family is the Pakistani Nation, then the one back at home.

Speaking about the Major cuts in Budget of Pakistan Army, General Bajwa said foregoing routine increase in Annual Defence Budget is not a favour to the Nation as we are one through thick and thin.

He added that there shall be no impact on our response potential to any threat and quality of life of the soldiers. He said no pay raise decision is also only for the officers and not for the soldiers.