Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Thursday gave an ultimatum to Afghanistan to stop cross-border attacks in Pakistan.

Kayani emphatically pointed that no such activity would be accepted and that Pakistan “has all it takes to resist the ill treatment of that nature”.

General Kayani announced this during his interview at the Saudi joint military exercise overhauling in Mangla. The Army Chief and his Saudi counterpart were in attendance to oversee the exercises. The army chief went further to emphasise on the cordial, unique and formidable relationship existing between the people of Pakistan aqnd Saudi Arabia.

On the present joint exercises General Kayani pointed out that the aim of the drill was to eliminate terrorism. He went further that military operations were not best recipes fore every problem and that the global community knew about it.

Kayani said that they had displayed everything which needed to be done in the war on terror but what was now remaining for the civilian government is to control the situation.

Briefing the media, after watching the joint military exercises, General Kayani said that Pakistan and Saudi Arabia had an important part to play in war on terror. He reiterated that every army operation in his area was purely to ensure law and order prevailed and that troops couldnt be there permanently. In addition, Pakistan Army had organised a plan to overcome any terrorist attacks from Afganistan .

To a question, he remarked that Pakistan Army acquired formidable successes against terrorists in Swat, Malakand and Waziristan agencies.