General Bajwa visits troops on forward posts along Pak-Afghan border

F.P. Report

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited troops on forward posts along Pak-Afghan Border at Dawatoi in North Waziristan.

Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military said, Army Chief General Bajwa was briefed about progress on border fencing, sanitisation operation, socio-economic development projects and rehabilitation of TDPs.

This was the area where due to cross border terrorist attack from Afghanistan on fencing party had resulted into martyrdom of three Pak Army soldiers on May 1.

General Bajwa appreciated high morale of troops and their contributions for bringing about stability in the area.

He said “while Pakistan continues to play its positive role towards success of Afghan reconciliation process and peace in the region, we also stay ready for any unforeseen eventuality. For this Pakistan is solidifying border through fencing, construction of new forts and posts and increase in strength of FC troops to effectively manage the border.”

“Similarly we continue to maintain required state of alertness and preparedness on our Eastern Border,” he asserted.

“There are still challenges facing Pakistan but not as much as we have passed through in recent past. To continue the journey towards ultimate success we need to stay patient, determined and united”, the COAS concluded.