The National Assembly (NA) Speaker Asad Qaiser has said that the Pakistan army and other security forces were among the best armed forces in the world due to their superior professional capabilities.

He expressed these views while addressing the participants of ‘201 Course of National Defence University (NDU)’ who visited the Parliament House under the leadership of Major General Fayyaz Hussain Shah, Commandant Armed Forces War College and met with the NA speaker on Wednesday.

The speaker said, “Our forces always combat the difficult situations with steadfastness and bravery. During the natural catastrophes, including earthquake 2005, floods and elimination of terrorism, the army rendered valuable services.

He said that all institutions have to work together for development and progress of the country and have to adopt collective thinking rather than individual thinking. He said, “We have to think that this country has given us everything and what we have given in return to it.”

The speaker said, “We can achieve our destination by promoting unity and solidarity in our ranks.” On this occasion the NA Special Secretary Qamar Sohail Lohdi gave a comprehensive briefing to the participants about the formation and working of the NA and its committees.