Pakistan Army to consolidate hard earned peace: COAS Asim Munir

Pakistan Army to consolidate hard earned peace: COAS Asim Munir

Rawalpindi (Web Desk/ Agencies): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed on Friday said that Pakistan Army would consolidate the hard-earned peace, made possible by the supreme sacrifices of the resilient Pakistani nation and the law enforcement agencies (LEAs).

According to a news release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief visited Miranshah, North Waziristan and Tarbela and interacted with troops.

At Miranshah, the COAS laid a floral wreath at Martyrs’ Monument to pay homage to brave soldiers who laid lives while defending the motherland .

The army chief was briefed by field commanders on the latest security situation in the area and response mechanisms to thwart the terrorist threat.

COAS Asim Munir also visited the frontline troops deployed along Pakistan – Afghanistan Border.

While interacting with officers and men, the army chief commended their professionalism, high morale and operational readiness.

The COAS said that Pakistan Army remained focused on evolving security situations and determined to take the battle to the terrorists and break nexus with their facilitators to ensure lasting peace through socioeconomic development.

Later, the COAS also visited HQ Special Services Group (SSG) Tarbela and met officers and men of SSG, including the elite Zarrar Company whose soldiers gallantly acted in recent Bannu CTD complex operation.

The army chief praised their indomitable spirit, sacrifices and commitment to duty in various operations.

 “SSG is the pride of nation and it has proved it’s metal over the years,” COAS Asim Munir said.

Earlier on arrival, the COAS was received by Commander Peshawar Corps Lieutenant General Hassan Azhar Hayat.