RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited the Pak-Afghan border area in Bajaur Agency.
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Bajwa was given detailed briefing regarding ongoing efforts to effectively check infiltration routes from across the border
The army chief was given an update on progress on fencing, construction of new forts and posts along the border and developing new tracks to facilitate local public.
Gen Bajwa interacted with troops and appreciated their high morale and effective border security which resulted in denying maximum cross border attack attempts by terrorists.
Later, Gen Bajwa met with ulema of FATA and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Peshawar. He lauded their support in fight against terrorism and acknowledged their contributions for peace and harmony.
The ulema unanimously condemned terrorism and pledged continued support to efforts of security forces for bringing peace and stability.
Gen Bajwa said that Pakistan belongs to all Pakistanis without any religious, provincial, tribal, linguistic, ethnic, sectarian or any other identity.