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Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir on Friday said the military is determined to take the battle to the terrorists and break nexus with their facilitators so as to ensure lasting peace through socioeconomic development.
The army chief’s comments came during his visit to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in Miranshah, North Waziristan, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
“Pakistan Army will consolidate the hard-earned peace, made possible by the supreme sacrifices of resilient Pakistani nation and LEAs (law enforcement agencies),” the COAS said.
The army chief, as he interacted with the troops stationed at the border, said the military remains focused on evolving security situations and is determined “to take the battle to the terrorists and break nexus with their facilitators”
At Miranshah, COAS General Syed Asim Munir laid a floral wreath at the Martyrs’ Monument to pay homage to brave soldiers who laid lives while defending the motherland, according to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
COAS Munir was briefed by field commanders on the latest security situation in the area and response mechanisms to thwart the terrorist threat.
The army chief also visited frontline troops deployed along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. While interacting with officers and men, General Munir commended their professionalism, high morale and operational readiness.
Later, the army chief also visited the headquarters of the Special Services Group (SSG) in Terbela, where he met the elite “Zarrar Company” whose soldiers gallantly acted in the recent Bannu Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) complex operation as well as aviation.
The army chief praised their indomitable spirit, sacrifices, and commitment to duty in various operations and said that SSG is the pride of the nation and it had “proved its metal over the years”.