COAS lauds the law and order in newly merged tribal districts

By Staff Reporter
Wednesday – March 3, 2021
RAWALPINDI: While interacting with officers and men in newly merged tribal districts, the chief of army staff (COAS) general (Gen.) Qamar Javed Bajwa commended, Tuesday, their commitment and professionalism in ensuring secure and conducive environment for implementation of writ of civil administration.

According to an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release, the COAS visited north and south Waziristan districts.

COAS Gen. Bajwa was briefed on progress of border management regime, stabilisation operations, socio-economic development projects including opening of border terminals.

He spent complete day with forward troops in Asman Manza, South Waziristan and Mirali in North Waziristan.

Pakistan is committed to peace and stability in the region and playing its part by solidifying border security and capacity enhancement of frontier corps (FC) / law enforcement agencies (LEAs), COAS Gen. Bajwa emphasised.

While interacting with tribal elders at Mir Ali, he appreciated them for their unflinching support and sacrifices in fight against terrorism. COAS Gen. Bajwa said that tranquility has largely returned to these areas.

“The hard-earned normalcy will be retained and enhanced through collective efforts of the local population, civil administration and LEAs” adding “We have to remain vigilant and steadfast to thwart hostile attempts to create chaos and reverse the gains of operation Radd-ul-Fasaad,” he remarked.

To continue the journey towards enduring peace and development we need to stay determined and united, COAS Gen. Bajwa concluded.

Earlier, on arrival, COAS was received by corps commander lieutenant general Nauman Mahmood.