PESHAWAR, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Peshawar Corps Headquarters on Friday.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Farman Shah and the Chief Minister Mehmood Khan also accompanied the prime minister.
Upon arrival, the prime minister laid a floral wreath at the Martyrs’ Monument.
The prime minister was briefed in detail about the prevalent security situation, ongoing stabilization operations, fencing along with the Pak-Afghan border and socio-economic development projects being undertaken in newly merged districts (NMDs) of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The prime minister was also apprised on various contingencies planned to tackle the evolving security situation along Pak-Afghan International Border.
In his remarks, Imran Khan expressed his satisfaction over the efficacy of Pakistan’s comprehensive Border Management Regime and the pragmatic measures being taken to ensure effective border control and Internal Security.
The prime minister lauded security forces for providing enabling environment for the completion of socio-economic development projects in the newly merged districts which are vital for enduring stability and sustainable progress of the area.
The prime minister also appreciated formation for its dedicated assistance to civil administration during COVID-19, Locust, anti-polio campaigns, and tree plantation drive.