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Press Release

Rawalpindi - September 13 2016

  

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff(COAS) offered his prayers with Army and FC troops in Bajur Agency today. COAS also reviewed the ongoing stablization operations, rehabilitation/reconstruction and measures to enforce border management along Pak-Afgn Border in the Agency. He commended the troops for their countless sacrifices and appreciated their high state of morale regardless of remoteness of area and the occasion of Eid away from their families. Tribal elders also joined the Army Chief for offering Eid prayers and spent time with him. While talking to tribal elders, COAS lauded their sacrifices in the cause of elimination of terrorists and restoration of peace in the area. He also urged them to continue their support for keeping writ of the State which is now helping us bring about development and prosperity in the Agency. COAS reiterated the resolve that Army would not leave without completing the job of bringing peace, completing rehab and transferring administrative control to an institutionalised mechanism. Later tribal elders thanked Pak Army and the COAS for cleansing their area from terrorists and assured him that they will continue their full support of the security forces for keeping peace in the agency and would never allow a single terrorist to return to their respective areas.

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During his visit to Bajur agency on Eid Day, COAS with tribal elders