Pak Afghan Relations
ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday visited front line
troops busy in operations along Pak-Afghan Border in Khyber Agency (Pak Afghan Relations).
The COAS was also given detailed briefing by Operational commander on Progress of Operations
and gains consolidated so far, ISPR stated.
Showing satisfaction over the progress of operation, the COAS appreciated the highest state
of morale and professionalism shown in fighting terrorists of various organisations hiding in the most rugged terrain.
Clearance of mountain passes in Rajgal despite this being the most treacherous terrain where
terrorists were entrenched on the high mountain passes to stay both sides of the border, is a manifestation of Pakistan’s commitment to check cross border movement and will go a long way in helping initiative of Border Management.
MOreover, the COAS directed enhanced vigilance and pro-active approach to stop any type of movement of terrorists.
Talking to troops, the COAS said that the nation and valiant Army had paid a huge price to fight terrorism.
“We will commit all efforts to clear all remote pockets and sleeper cells of terrorists till their total elimination from anywhere in the country”, the COAS also said.
Earlier, on arrival on the front lines, the COAS was received by Corps Commander Peshawar Lt Gen Hidayat Ur Rehman.