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Press Release

Rawalpindi- November 29, 2017

General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Pak-Afghan Border in Bajour Agency today. COAS was given detailed briefing regarding ongoing efforts to effectively check terrorist infiltration routes from across the border, progress on fencing, construction of new forts / posts along the border and development of new tracks to facilitate local public.
While interacting with troops, COAS appreciated their high morale and effective border security which resulted in denying maximum cross border attack attempts by terrorists.
Later, COAS met Ulema of FATA / KPK at Peshawar. COAS lauded their support in fight against  terrorism and acknowledged their contributions for peace and harmony. Ulema unanimously condemned terrorism and pledged their continued support to efforts of security forces for bringing peace and stability.
COAS said that Pakistan belongs to all Pakistanis without any religious, provincial, tribal, linguistic, ethnic, sectarian  or any other identity .
Commander Peshawar Corps was also present.


COAS shaking hand with an officer during his visit to Pak -Afghan border in Bajur Agency.