RAWALPINDI – Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff General apprised that Pakistan is committed to peace and stability and for this motive the country is playing its part by solidifying border security and capacity enrichment of FC /law enforcement agencies (LEAs), ISPR reported.
During the visit of the COAS, the troops were busy in consolidation operations along with Pak- Afghan Border in Dawatoi sector, N. Waziristan.
In recent consolidation operations along Pak-Afghan Border make certain effective area control of some inaccessible pockets of land which were being infrequently used by terrorists as hideouts to target local populace and security apparatus in the rear areas.
During operation, more than 90 IEDs were recovered. The fencing of this difficult stretch of border terrain will commence shortly.
Security Forces have active control of the last remaining stretch of International Border now in N. Waziristan.
This act will further improve the security of the public in both North and South Waziristan and make stronger checks over illegal crossing of Pak-Afghan Border.
Qamar Javed Bajwa, the COAS was also briefed on complementing border security /management measures mainly progress of fencing along the complete Pak-Afghan border.
While addressing the troops, COAS appreciated their extraordinary operational performance and high state of morale.
He also appreciated the constant support of tribal people in fighting terrorism, COAS further added that peace has largely come to the region, however, it will take joint efforts of the local population, civil administration and LEAs to keep the hard-earned normalcy.
He remarked that: “We have to stay vigilant and steadfast to spoil hostile attempts to create chaos and reverse the gains of Operation Radd Ul Fasaad,”
After that, Qamar Javed Bajwa also visited Miranshah.
Earlier, COAS was warmly welcomed and received by Lieutenant General Nauman Mahmood, Commander Peshawar Corps.