Operation Zarb-e-Azb News
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif
Tuesday said that operation Zarb-e-Azb had irreversibly eradicated
terrorist networks from Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
He was addressing the Jirga of tribal elders during his visit to North
and South Waziristan on Tuesday.
Moreover, the army chief also said we have made considerable gains in our operations
and reached close to our objective of total elimination of terrorism from our soil.
General Raheel further expressed his satisfaction on the progress of return
of Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) and directed the concerned
authorities to complete the return of remaining TDPs within stipulated time.
He also inaugurated eighty-four kilometers long Bannu-Miranshah-Ghulam
Khan Road funded by USAID and constructed by Frontier Works Organisation (FWO).
He said a long strategic central trade corridor to Afghanistan has been
completed for all kind of move across the border up to Central Asia.
Meanwhile, inaugurating a state of the art Younus Khan Sports Stadium he also
expressed the hope that enormous talent of FATA youth will be honed with
upcoming educational and sports facilities.
Moreover, Raheel Sharif also lauded tribesmen for their full support to the security
forces in their effort for peace and stability of the region.
Tribal elders also thanked army chief for cleansing the area from terrorists
and bringing peace and ensuring a quality reconstruction work.
Earlier, General Raheel Sharif also visited South Waziristan to visit a
newly opened Army Public School in Chagmalai and spent time with the children.
He also said that only education can help elevate our future generations to
growth and prosperity.