ISLAMABAD – Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mehmood Hayat says Pakistan is not oblivious to its defense.
Addressing a two-day conference in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said India is stoking chaos and anarchy in the region.
He said Indian intelligence agency RAW has established a special cell at a cost of 500 million dollars to sabotage the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. He said India is also fanning terrorism in Balochistan.
The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee said that Pakistan will maintain minimum nuclear deterrence in the context of current regional situation.
He said resolution of long standing Kashmir dispute is vital for durable peace in the region.
General Zubair said the ceasefire violations by India has been escalating across the Line of Control and in the current year alone 1200 ceasefire violations were reported which is the highest in the last ten years.
He said Pakistan seeks peace in the region and does not want to disturb the balance.
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee cautioned that India's wishful thinking of escalating the tension into a greater conflict will be dealt accordingly.