Pakistan High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Syed Ibne Abbas has said that the nation stands side-by-side with the Armed Forces in their commendable efforts to defend the country from any aggression.

He was speaking at the Defence Day reception held in London.

The reception was attended by a large number of diplomats, defence attaches, representatives of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Pakistani community.

On this occasion, he highlighted the significance of the day and paid rich tribute to the defence forces for safeguarding the sovereignty of Pakistan.

Referring to the war on terror, he said the operation Zarb-e-Azb was successfully being carried out without any discrimination.

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