ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Javed Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that writ of the state has largely been restored and we are progressing towards enduring peace and stability.
Talking to soldiers deployed at Tirah Valley along the Pak-Afghan border in Khyber agency where he spent a day with troops, the COAS said that our nation supports us due to our innumerable sacrifices we have made for defence and security of our motherland.
COAS spent day with tps at Tirah Valley. “Our nation sp us due to our innumerable sacrifices for def & security of our motherland” COAS. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/icpWc8FxY5
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) May 1, 2017
Meanwhile, the COAS was briefed about the operational preparedness and improved border security measures including employment of newly raised Frontier Crops (FC) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Wings, said a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The COAS appreciated effective border security arrangements which have enhanced control on cross border terrorist movement. He also hailed exceptionally high morale of the troops and their undaunted determination to eliminate terrorism.
Earlier on his arrival in the area, the COAS was received by the Commander Peshawar Corps Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmed Butt and Inspector General Frontier Corps (IGFC) KPK.