Gen Raheel is best commander, says British Army Chief


Chief of British Armed Forces Nicholas Carter lavished praise on General Raheel Sharif, saying that he is the best military commander in the world.

Talking to reporters after addressing the Pakistani community in Manchester, he lauded General Raheel Sharif saying, “He is one of my good friends,” adding that he viewed Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif’s leadership skills with great regard.

The British army chief further said that Pakistan’s sacrifices in connection with the continued war against terrorism were commendable.

Replying to a query regarding the ‘heightened situation’ at Indo-Pakistan border, the British general was non-committal, saying the leaderships on both sides of the border were extremely capable and they would go for the best option to avoid escalation of tensions.

To another question, Nicholas Carter said that a close relationship existed between the armies of Britain and Pakistan.