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COAS thanks all participants for their video messages on #PakDay and Pakistani Media for making #HumSabKaPakistan Campaign a success. (@OfficialDGISPR) Assist Punjab Rangers in operations. Report suspicious activity / information related to terrorism in Punjab direct to Punjab Rangers on following.. Call: 04299220030/99221230 SMS: 03408880047 WhatsApp: 03408880100 Email: [email protected] Postal Address: Headquarters Pakistan Rangers Punjab. 33 Ghazi Road Lahore General Public is requested to report any suspicious activity in Punjab, Balochistan and Sind regarding terrorists at universal no 1135 and for KPK at 1125. These numbers can be dialed directly without any code from mobile or PTCL No.
Operation Zarb-e-Azb

Updates Archive


General Josef Becvar, Chief of General Staff Czech Republic Armed Forces called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff, at General Headquarters today.

 During the meeting, matters of mutual interest including regional security situation and measures to enhance defence cooperation between both the countries were discussed.

3331

MaldivesDefence Minister, Mr Adam Shareef Umar called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, today at GHQ.

During the meeting, issues of mutual interest including regional security and defence cooperation were discussed.

3333

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif conferred military awards to Army personnel, for acts of gallantry, in ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb in an investiture ceremony, held at General Headquarters today.

A large number of military officials and relatives of Shuhada and Ghazis attended the ceremony.

3280

COAS visited Corps Headquarters Karachi and chaired a security meeting today. Corps Commander, DG ISI, DG MO, DG MI, DG Rangers were present.

3279

Mr Zhang Chunxian, Member of the Political Bureau of Communist Party, China visited GHQ today and called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest, regional stability and measures to enhance bilateral defence and security collaboration were discussed.

3261

General Hulusi AKAR, Chief of Turkish General Staff called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff, at General Headquarters today.

During the meeting, matters of mutual interest including military to military relations, regional security situation and measures to further enhance defence cooperation between both the countries were discussed.

3251

COAS called on  President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani,  at Islamabad today. During the meeting matters related to regional security and Pak -Iran Relations came under discussion.

3245

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited North Waziristan Agency (NWA) and spent his day with troops and tribals today. COAS was briefed in detail by the formation commander about  progress of ongoing operation Zarb-e-Azb, return of TDPs and  development/ resettlement works initiated by Army in the area.

3240

His Excellency Mr. Rodolfo J. Martin Saravia, Argentinian Ambassador in Pakistan called on Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters, today, for a farewell call.

3237

Ambassador Franz-Michael Mellibin, European Union Special Representative and Head of the European Union Delegation for Afghanistan called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff. Matters relating to regional security situation were discussed.

3236

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) arrived on a day long official visit to Tajikistan.

COAS called on Tajik President Emomali Rahmon.

3224

General Lloyd J Austin, outgoing Commander United States Central Command (US CENTCOM), paid a farewell call at General Raheel Sharif, COAS at GHQ today. During the meeting, General Lloyd Austin paid rich tributes to the professionalism and achievements of Pakistan Army in operation Zarb-e-Azb.

3222

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Shawal  area of North Waziristan today to review progress of operation Zarb-e-Azb.

COAS was briefed by Operation commander about operational gains so far and the impending operations.

3210

Corps Commanders Conference was held here today. General Raheel Sharif,COAS presided  over  the meeting.

3197

Corps Commander Conference was held at General Headquarters today. General Raheel Sharif,COAS presided over the meeting.

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The Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Meeting was held at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi. General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) presided over the meeting which was attended by General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, Chief of Naval Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of Air Staff and senior military officers from the tri-services.

3139

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited North Waziristan Agency (NWA) and spent his day with troops and tribals of NWA today. COAS was briefed in detail by the formation commander about recent progress of ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb, IBOs and return of TDPs.

3137

Corps Commanders Conference was held here today at GHQ. General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff presided over the meeting.

3131

DG ISPR Tweets

Update Operation Zarbe-e-Azb: One and half year after start of Operation Zarb-e-Azb, phenomenal successes achieved. Last pockets close to Pak – Afghan Border being cleared.

3127

Mr Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of China called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff at General Headquarters today.

During the meeting focus of discussion was on regional security, enhanced bilateral defence and security cooperation between both countries.

3121

German Defence Minister, Mrs Ursula Von der Leyen called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif, today at GHQ.
3120

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS), visited Army Aviation School Gujranwala today and witnessed the graduation ceremony of Basic Pilot Course – Serial 56.

3112

Paying rich tributes to valour & sacrifice of 2 MP sldrs who embraced shahadat in a terrorist attk at Kchi, COAS said such terrorist acts.

Which aim to undermine progress of Op ZeA, can not shake our national resolve to root out terrorism from our soil once for all.

3111

COAS visited, spent whole day with Pak Army contingent deployed under UN flag in Ivory Coast. Paid rich tributes to officers, men for professionalism, commitment to bring stability, promoting peace for a secure world under UN.

3109

COAS visited Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Headquarters, Langley and met Director CIA. Regional security Challenges and way forward was discussed.

3094

COAS in KSA: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif called on King of Saudi Arabia, H M Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince Muhammad bin Naif Abdulaziz Al Saud and Defence Minister HRH Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Matters of mutual interest, bilateral defence and security cooperation were discussed.

3082

General Tan Sri Raja Mohamed Affandi Bin Raja Mohamed Noor, Chief of Malaysian Army, called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff, at General Headquarters today.

During the meeting, views were exchanged on issues of mutual interest including defence, training and security cooperation between both the countries and overall regional security situation.

3050

@AsimBajwaISPR: London-COAS-IISS & House of Commons interaction. Z-e-A's success had discernible effect, to continue pursuing sleeper cells across country-1

Our Envmt & context needs to be understood.

3047

COAS in CENTCOM Asia Security Conf. Regional Peace and security discussed. Perpetual instability in Afgn had telling effects on the region.

3045

coas visit khyber agency on eid day‏

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff offered Eid prayer  with troops in forward locations in Khyber Agency today and exchanged Eid greetings. He commended every soldier for spending their Eid in the line of duty for a greater cause of Defence of motherland.

3043

COAS visited Bahadur Ranges (Attock) and witnessed Pak-China Joint Field Exercise Warrior-III today. Special Forces of Pakistan Army and PLA conducted a seven week long Exercise with focus on counter-terrorism operations.

3029

Meeting of the National Command Authority (NCA) was held on 9 September 2015, under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif. It was attended by Federal Ministers of Defence, Finance and Interior, the Advisor to the Prime Minister for National Security and Foreign Affairs, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Services Chiefs and DG SPD.

3026

Ambassador Franz-Michael Mellibin, European Union Special Representative and Head of the European Union Delegation for Afghanistan called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff. Matters relating to regional security situation were discussed.

3004

COAS hosted a  Reception in connection with  Independence Day for serving, retired soldiers & offrs. COAS Congrated all on independence day.

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Mr Peter Lavoy, Special Assistant of US Presdient for South Asian Affairs called on COAS at GHQ today.

Matters of mutual interest and regional security were discussed during the meeting.

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General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited front lines in Wazirastan today and reviewed the progress of ongoing operations. Showing satisfaction over gains of operations so far, COAS appreciated the highest state of morale manifested while fighting the terrorists in the most rugged terrain.

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Ambassador Sabine Sparwasser, German Special representative  for Afghanistan and Pakistan(SRAP) visited GHQ today  and called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff.

Matters of mutual interest and regional security came under discussion.

2985

Mr Michael Fallon, Secretary of state for Defence, UK visited General Headquarters today and called on Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif.

During the meeting, matters related to defence and security cooperation and measures to further enhance bilateral defence and training collaboration were discussed.

2978

corps commander’s conference was held here today at general headquarters. general raheel sharif, chief of army staff (coas) presided the meeting.

Corps Commander’s conference was held here today at General Headquarters. General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) presided the meeting.

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General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff who is on an official visit to Italy, today delivered a talk at  Center of International Study, Rome. While  giving  Pakistan perspectives on international security, COAS said that Pakistan and  Afghanistan are  uniquely, inseparably placed.

2959

General John F. Campbell, Commander Resolute Support Mission and United States Forces – Afghanistan called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif today at General Headquarters.

2948

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Headquarters 4 Corps Lahore today. COAS was given detailed briefing on professional matters and operational preparedness.

2933

general raheel sharif, chief of army staff (coas)  who is on an official visit to south africa, delivered separate talks to alumni of south african national defence college and at institute of security studies.

 Talks focused on “South Asia Security situation and Pakistan,s contributions in war against  terrorism”. COAS while highlighting the successes of operation ZeA said that Pakistan has successfully dislodged the Terrorists from their established sanctuaries and continues to pursue them till their total elimination.

2928

Update ZeA. 12 terrorists were killed in ground offensive in area Ghaziza North West of Datta Khel in North Wazirastan. Fleeing terrorists also left behind 3 of their dead bodies.

2925

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited forward most locations close to Pak - Afghan Border in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) today. COAS was briefed in detail by the formation commander about progress of Operation Zarb-e-Azb and future plans to clear the remaining pockets of terrorists in Shawal Area.

2924

Update: Zarb-e-Azb

23 terrorists including foreigners were killed in areas closer to Pak-Afghan border in Khyber and North Wazirastan agencies today in aerial strikes. Huge ammunition dump also blown up in strikes in Khyber Agency.

2921

COAS-Navy Parade: Entire world endorses our security concern. Ceasefire violation, blood letting in Baluchistan, FATA, Karachi manifest enemy hostile intent.
2913

One Year Update of Zarb-e-Azb. 1 year since start, significant achievements in FATA specially NWA & Khyber. Strong holds, Communication Infrastructure, sanctuaries largely cleared.

2914

A formation commander’s conference was held today at GHQ. General Raheel Sharif, COAS presided over the conference.

2910

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) who is on a 3 day official visit to Srilanka held extensive meetings with civil and military leadership of Srilanka today.

2908

Update Zarbe Azb: 19 terrorists were killed including 5 of their commanders in an intense exchange of fire with security forces last night in uncleared pocket along NWA- Afgn Border. When being chased and cordoned, one terrorist exploded his suicide jacket, resultantly 7 soldiers embraced shahadat.

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A reception was hosted today at Colombo for COAS General Raheel Sharif by Quetta Alumni association,an effective body of large group of Srilankan military Students trained in Pakistan. Speaking on the occasion COAS said that relationship between Pakistan and Sri Lanka is special, and defence and security cooperation has been central to this relationship.

2905

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) who is on an official visit to Srilanka, visited Army Headquarters and   called on  Lieutenant General A.W.J.C De Silva commander of the Srilankan Army.
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Update Zarb-e-Azb: 12 Terrorists were killed by security forces(SF) in a ground operation in area 10 KM south west of Datta Khel in North Wazirastan Agency late last night. Terrorists were surrounded by troops in a cordon and search operation. Fleeing terrorists also left behind few of their dead bodies.

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German Parliamentary delegation headed by Ms Dagmer G. Wohrl, Member of German Parliament and Chairperson of the Committee on Economic Cooperation and Development of German Parliament called on COAS General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters today.

2893

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Command and Staff College, Quetta today.

COAS said that only a secure Pakistan can be a prosperous Pakistan.

2891

General John F. Campbell, Commander Resolute Support United States Forces in Afghanistan called on Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif today.

2870

Corps Commanders’ conference was held here today at General Headquarters. General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS)  presided.

2868

Major General Mansour Salim Aljobour, commander Royal Jordanian Air force, visited General Headquarters today and called on Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. Matters of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting.

2852

Chinese Pres HE Xi Jinping met Service Chiefs Armed Forces. Appreciated Pak strenuous efforts in CT to promote peace, stability in region.

2842

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif conferred military awards to Army personnel, for acts of gallantry, in ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb in an investiture ceremony, held at General Headquarters today. A large number of military officials and relatives of Shuhada and Ghazis attended the ceremony.

2834

General Tan Sri Dato Sri Haji Zulkifeli bin Mohd Zin, Chief of Defence Forces (CDF), Malaysia called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff, at General Headquarters today.

During the meeting, views were exchanged on issues of mutual interest including defence and security cooperation between both the countries and overall regional security situation.

2833

181st Corps Commander’s Conference was held at General Headquarters today. General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) presided over the conference.

2831

Promotion to  Lieutenant General: 5 Major Generals Promoted; Omar Mahmood Hayat, Zafar Iqbal Malik, Javed Mehmood Bukhari, Anwar Ali Hyder, Shahid Baig Mirza.

2829

DG ISPR TWEETS
Ops #Z-e-A:#COAS visited frontline troops amidst an ongoing ops in Khy.Reviewed phenomenal progress so far in eliminating terrorists-1/7

2827

General Raheel Sharif,  Chief of Army Staff visited Pakistan Ordnance Factories, Wah today.  COAS was given detailed briefing by Chairman POF Wah about performance of their chain of factories and future expansion plans till 2020.

2824

general raheel sharif, chief of army staff (coas) today attended the inaugural session of the scientific symposium held at army medical college, rawalpindi. in his address coas appreciated the services rendered by doctors and paramedics of army medical corps during war and peace.

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) today attended the inaugural session of the Scientific symposium held at Army Medical College, Rawalpindi. In his address COAS appreciated the services rendered by doctors and paramedics of Army Medical Corps during war and peace.

2818

DG ISPR Tweets:-

Ops ZarbeAzb: Khyber update;Significant effects achieved by air strikes last night targeting terrorists in area Close to Afgn border- 1/3
Ops #Z-e-A: Khyber update;Masatul Pass linking Khyber-Afgn,used by Terrorists for mov to Afgn seized by own forces.Noose being tightene-2/3
Ops #Z-e-A: Terrorist dislodged frm Sokh,Central area of Ops.

2814

DG ISPR Tweets:-

#COAS in Psr. Briefed on security in KP/FATA, Ops Zarb-e-Azb, spec ongoing ops in Khyber Agency.

2813

General Raheel Sharif Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visits Corps HQ Peshawar. He was briefed in detail on security situation in KP/FATA, progress of ongoing operations; Zarb-e-Azb in NWA, Khyber and targeted IBOs.

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First Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) Meeting of the year was held at the Joint Staff Headquarters today. General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee presided over the meeting which was attended by General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, Chief of Naval Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of Air Staff, Secretary Defence and senior military officers from the three services.

2801

180th Corps Commanders' Conference was held at General Headquarters today. General Raheel Sharif Chief of Army Staff (COAS) chaired the Conference.

2800

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff today visited International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. In the exhibition, COAS visited stalls of  various countries including China, Russia, UAE and Pakistan.

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US congressional delegation led by Senator Jack Reed, Ranking member senate Armed Services committee called on COAS General Raheel Sharif today. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest including Operation Zarb- e - Azb and situation in Afghanistan came under discussion.

2788

mr wang yi, foreign minister of china called on general raheel sharif, chief of army staff at general headquarters

Mr Wang Yi, Foreign Minister of China called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff at General Headquarters today. During the meeting focus of discussion was on regional security and enhanced bilateral defence and security cooperation between both countries.

2782

Standing Committee on Defence comprising of 7 Senators visited Corps headquarters, Army Public School Peshawar, North Waziristan and TDP camp Bannu.

On arrival at Peshawar, the delegation was given detailed briefing regarding Operation Zarb-e-Azb and Khyber.

2766

a delegation of ambassadors, charge d' affairs from friendly countries, and un agencies representatives visiting  miran shah bazar during their visit to nwa today.

A delegation of ambassadors from friendly countries and UN agencies representatives visited North Wazirstan Agency today.  Minister for SAFRON Lieutenant General(R) Abdul Qadir Baloch, Sartaj Aziz adviser to PM on national security and foreign affairs, and Lieutenant General Hidayat ur Rehman, Corps Commander 11 Corps accompanied the ambassadors.

2760

coas meeting with a family member of aps attack victim during his visit to peshawar

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff, visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar today. During his meeting with Corps Commander, COAS reviewed progress of ongoing operations Zarb-e Azb and Khyber 1 and preparations for effective implementation of NAP.

2753

General Sher Muhammad Karimi Chief of General Staff Afghan National Army (ANA), and General John Campbell, Commander ISAF visited GHQ and called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff today. The visiting dignitaries expressed their grief over the tragic terrorist’s act of Peshawar School in which 149 innocent lives were lost including 133 children.

2738

177th Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at General Headquarters today. Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif presided over the meeting.

2729

general john campbell, commander international security assistance force(isaf) called on chief of army staff general raheel sharif, today at general headquaters

General John Campbell, Commander international Security Assistance force(ISAF) called on Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, today at General Headquaters. During the meeting, matters of mutual interest were discussed that included progress of Operation Zarb-e - Azb, regional security situation and coordination along Pak-Afghan border.

2727

mr guo, shengkun, state  councillor and minister for public security of people republic of china , called on general raheel sharif, chief of army staff, at his office in rawalpindi.

Mr Guo, Shengkun, State  Councillor and Minister for Public Security of People Republic of China, called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff, at his office in Rawalpindi.

During the meeting, issues of mutual interest, regional security and measures to enhance bilateral defence and security collaboration were discussed.

2723

coas general raheel sharif during his visit to corps headquarters peshawar on saturday.

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar today. During day long stay at Peshawar, COAS reviewed the progress of ongoing Operations Zarb-e-Azb and  Khyber and was briefed on next phases of operations.

2721

10 x Terrorists surrendered to security forces along with their weapons and ammunition in Bara area of Khyber Agency.

2708

Update Operation Zarb e Azb

In precise aerial strikes  27 Terrorists including some of their important commanders and foreigners were killed in Dattakhel, North Wazirsstan Agency today.

2705

chief of army staff (coas) general raheel sharif chairing the 176th corps commanders’ conference held at ghq on wednesday

176th Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at General Headquarters today. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif chaired the meeting.

2699

general raheel sharif, coas reviewing passing out parade at pakistan military academy kakul on saturday

COAS Address On The Occasion of PMA Passing Out Parade 18 Oct 2014

Bismillah Ir Rahman Nir Rahim,
Commandant Pakistan Military Academy,
Graduating Cadets,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen,

Assalam-O-Alikum
 
Dear Cadets,
       It is a matter of great honour for me to review this historic passing out parade with a record number of over 1200 passing out cadets including 45 cadets from friendly countries. The immaculate turn out and outstanding drill displayed in today’s parade is reflective of the high standards of Pakistan Military Academy.

2673

In an endeavour to optimise their potential and to enhance awareness about life, an educational cum recreational visit of the youth from North Waziristan Agency was conducted by the Pakistan Army.

2672

Pakistan Army despatched on Wednesday 4 Tons of dressed meat for Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) from North Wazirastan. Meat was despatched in Chillar Vans.

2667

General Raheel Sharif, COAS spent his eid day with troops in South and North Wazirastan Agencies and at Bannu. In this picture he is meeting troops who are busy in operation Zarbe Azb at Miranshah.

2668

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) spent his Eid day on the front lines visiting troops participating in Operation Zarb-e-Azb. He offered his Eid prayer with troops at Wana, spent time with them and later flew to Miranshah to meet the troops based at North Waziristan.

2665

chief of army staff, general raheel sharif presiding over 175th corps commanders conference at general headquarters today .

175th Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at General Headquarters today. General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) presided over the conference.

2664

 The Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Meeting (JCSC) was held here at the Joint Staff Headquarters. General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee presided over the meeting which was attended by Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Mohammad Asif Sandila, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, Secretary Defence and senior military officers from the three services.

2659

Statement - DG ISPR

1. Ladies and Gentlemen. Thank you very much for coming here. Today’s press conference is on a single point agenda.

2. The entire gang involved in the murder attempt of Malala Yousafzai, Kainat and Shazia has been busted. The gang known as “Shura” comprised 10 terrorists and all of them have been arrested. The group was part of TTP.

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2649

His Excellency Mr Richard Olson, Ambassador of USA called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif, today at General Headquarters.

2650

air chief marshal, tahir rafique butt, chief of air staff visited ghq today and called on general raheel sharif, chief of army staff.

Air Chief Marshal, Tahir Rafique Butt, Chief of Air Staff visited GHQ today and called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff. Both Chiefs reviewed the progress of ongoing operation Zarbe Azb and discussed conduct of future operations.

2647

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Mirali in North Waziristan Agency (NWA) and celebrated 48th Defence Day of Pakistan with troops. On arrival at Mirali, Operation Commander briefed the COAS on progress of Operation Zarb-e - Azb.

2641

UPDATE- OP ZARB-E-AZB

Operation Zarb –e- Azb is progressing as per plan. Since start of the operation 910 x Terrorists have been killed.

2638

Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif today visited PAF Base Samugli and Khalid Aviation Base Quetta. Speaking to the troops of Army, PAF, FC and Police, he commended their professionalism and commitment and paid rich tributes to their valour in fully averting a terrorists bid to attack air and aviation bases in Quetta.

2629

COAS while appreciating the valour of Security Forces,who successfully foiled terrorists bid to attack PAF and Army Aviation Base Quetta, has said that after operation Zarbe Azb, terrorists are on the run and making desperate attempts to cause damage to Pakistan. He said their attempts would not bear fruit and  and they will not find any space to hide in the country.

2627

UPDATE- ZARB –E- AZB
AUGUST 4, 2014

Operation ZarbeAzb continues to achieve its objectives and is progressing well. Towns of Miranshah, Mirali,Boya, Degan, and area up till  Dattakhel have been cleared.

2623

General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited North Wazirastan Agency(NWA) to celeberate Eid with Troops on the front lines, busy in operation Zarb-e-Azb and stayed overnight at Miranshah Camp. On arrival, Operation Commander briefed the COAS on progress of the operation.

2621

clearance of a terrorists hideout in mirali

UPDATE OPERATION ZARB-E-AZB
July 27, 2014

  • Operation ZarbeAzb continues to achieve its objectives and is progressing well. After clearance of Miranshah, Boya, Degan from terrorists, Mirali Town alongwith its neighboring villages, the second largest stronghold of terrorists has been 70% cleared by security forces till this morning.
  • 2620

    Update Op Zarb-e-Azb
    (23 Jul 2014)

  • 4 x isolated terrorist hideouts were destroyed early morning today through aerial strikes in shawal valley , killing 20 x local and foreign terrorists.
  • Clearance of Mirali is progressing smoothly.
  • 2618

    A special Eid Package was dispatched for the IDPs of North Waziristan Agency by Rawalpindi Corps today.

    32 x trucks carrying 220 tons of ration that include flour,rice, sugar, lentils, cooking oil, dry milk and tea, were dispatched from Race Course Ground for the IDPs of North Waziristan Agency.

    2617

    Ambassador James F. Dobbins, US special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, while on his farewell visit, called on Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, today at General Headquarters.

    2616

    corps commander lt gen khalid rabbani during his visit to north wazirastan agency on saturday have a look at recovered weapons from terrorists in mirali

    UPDATE OPERATION ZARB-E-AZB
    19 July 2014

  • Terrorists are being eliminated and dislodged from their bases in North Waziristan as the operation progresses as per plan.
  • After Miranshah, two important villages of Boya and Degan, which were known to be large concentration centers of local and foreign terrorists, have been cleared.
  • 2615

    Today early morning 35 x fleeing terrorists were killed through aerial strikes in shawal valley.

    2614

    UPDATE - OPERATION ZARB - E- AZB
    15 JULY 2014

    In an intense exchange of fire with terrorists in and around Mirali, 2 x soldiers including an officer Capt Akash Rabbani embraced Shahadat and 2 x soldiers were injured this evening. 4 x terrorists were killed in the exchange of fire.

    2613

    UPDATE- ZARB –E- AZB
    12 JUl 2014

    Terrorists fired rockets on a security forces check post in Mirali  from inside Mirali town. Air strikes were launched early morning today killing 13 x terrorists and destroying 7 hideouts. A huge cache of arms and ammunition was also destroyed .  Most of the terrorists killed in strikes are foreigners. More details to follow.
    2612

    chairman fauji foundation, lieutenant general (retd) muhammad mustafa khan

    Chairman Fauji Foundation, Lieutenant General (Retd) Muhammad Mustafa Khan called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff at General Headquarters . He presented him a cheque of Rs 150 million on behalf of Fauji Foundation for the IDPs of North Waziristan Agency.

    2611

    Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Chaudhry Abdul Majeed called on Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif and presented him a cheque of Rs 40 million on behalf of people of Azad Jammu and Kashmir for the IDPs of North Waziristan Agency. The Prime Minister reaffirmed full support of the people of AJK for the displaced bretheren of NWA, Armed Forces and ongoing operation Zarb e Azb.

    2610

    General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff visited troops on the front lines in NWA today.  He was given detailed briefing by General Officer Commanding on the ongoing Operation Zarb - e - Azb.

    2608

    On facing fire and resistance from inside Miranshah town and Boya village, air strikes were launched to flush out terrorists. 5 terrorists hideouts, caves and huge cache of arms and ammunition were destroyed and score of terrorists killed in early morning strikes, silencing the firers.

    2607

    Namaze Janaza of Niak Fiaz Mohammad Shaheed was offered today at Bannu. Niak Fiaz embraced shahdat today in Miranshah during search operation when an IED exploded.

    2606

    An eight member Afghan military delegation led by Major General Afzal Aman, Director General Military Operation (DGMO) with representatives from the Afghan National Security Council (NSC), Afghan military intelligence and Afghan border police visited General Headquarters (GHQ) Rawalpindi today. The Pakistani side was headed by Major General Aamer Riaz, DGMO Pakistan Army.

    2605

    artillerly targetting terrorists hideouts in miranshah
    Artillery targeting terrorists hideouts in Miranshah on Wednesday. Troops clearing area in Miranshah with the help of electronic gadgets on Wednesday. Army troops guarding a post in Miranshah on Wednesday.
    2604

    Security Forces carrying out house to house search operation in Miranshah , North Wazirastan Agency on Tuesday.

    2603

    • Troops during house to house search in Miranshah. Ground operation was launched today early morning in North wazirastan Agency
    • Army troops form up for ground operation in Miranshah, North Wazirastan Agency early morning on Monday
    • Mechanized columns form up for ground operation early monring on Monday at Miranshah, North Wazirastan Agency
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     UPDATE- ZARB –E- AZB

    30 JUNE 2014 

    1.      After evacuation of all civil population, Ground operation commenced in and around Miranshah early morning today. House to House search of Miranshah town is being carried out by infantry troops and special service group. 15 x terrorists have been killed in ground offensive so far. Troops have recovered underground tunnels and IEDs preparation factories inside the so far cleared area. 3 x soldiers got injured in exchange of fire.

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    Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, called on General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff at General Headquaters today. He presented him a cheque of Rs 50 million on behalf of Government of Sindh for the IDPs of North Wazirastan Agency.

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    UPDATE- OP ZARB -E AZB

    28 June 2014

    Civilian population has been evacuated from North Waziristan. To make sure that there are no innocent civilians still left in the area, announcements are being made for any stranded tribals who may have stayed back for any reasons, to leave also. Meanwhile there are reports that after the surrender of 19 terrorists so far, more terrorists may lay down arms.

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    General Raheel Sharif, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Siachin Glacier today, and spent time with troops at the highest battle ground of the world. He laid wreath at the Shuhada Monument at Gayari and paid tribute to all those valiant officers and soldiers who laid their lives in Defence of the motherland.

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    Prime Minister of Pakistan, Muhammad Nawaz Sharif During his visit to IDPs Camp Bannu on Friday.

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    UPDATE ZARB-E-AZB
    25 June 24, 20141

    1. 5 x Terrorist’s hideouts were destroyed by PAF jet aircrafts this afternoon around Mirali killing 13 x terrorists.
    2. 12 x Terrorists surrendered to security forces in North Waziristan Agency.
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    UPDATE ZARB-E-AZB
    24 June 24, 2014

    27 x terrorists were killed in jet aircraft strikes in Mir Ali and surroundings areas this afternoon. 11 x Terrorist’s hideouts were destroyed. Huge cache or arms and ammunition was also destroyed.

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    UPDATE- ZARB –E- AZB
    23 JUNE 2014

    8 x Terrorist’s hideouts around Mirali, North Waziristan Agency were destroyed by jet aircrafts early morning today. 15 x terrorists were killed in the strikes.

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    General Rashad Mahmood, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), who is on an official visit to USA held extensive talks with both military and civilian leadership of USA.

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    To assist displaced brethren from North Waziristan, donation camps have been established by Pakistan Army at Karachi and Lahore. At Karachi donations collection points have been established at COD Karachi, DHA Golf club, Malir Cantt gate.

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    All ranks of Pakistan Army will donate one day pay for IDPs of North Waziristan Agency. Army will also donate ration for their displaced tribal brethren of North Waziristan Agency to meet their immediate needs for next thirty days.
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    30 x terrorists were killed in targeted strikes by jet aircrafts in Khyber and North Waziristan Agencies early morning today. According to details at 0200 hours Jet aircrafts destroyed two hideouts close to Pak- Afghan border in Khyber agency killing 10 terrorists.

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    UPDATE OP ZARB -E AZB
    20 June 2014

    3 x Terrorists hideouts in area Qutab Khel, on the outskirts of Miranshah were destroyed early morning today by Army cobra gunship helicopters. It was an integrated action by cobra gunships, artillery and snipers.

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    • IDP registration at Saidgaai post, Bannu.
    • Mechanized troops patrolling outside the cordoned area in North Wazirastan Agency
    • Search of area at suspected place
    • Army troops providing administrative support to Afghan families who left North Wazirastan Agency to Afghanistan through Ghulam Khan Border village on Thursday.
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    UPDATE- ZARB –E- AZB
    19 JUNE 2014

    15 x terrorists were killed in Zartatangi mountain heights, East of Miranshah by Army gunship cobra helicopters last night when spotted.

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    chief of army staff general raheel sharif visited air headquarters islamabad

    Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited Air Headquarters Islamabad, today and called on Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt. Progress of the ongoing operation 'Zarb-e-Azb' was reviewed and matters of mutual interest were discussed.

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    1. Pakistan Army troops manning a post at Miranshah, North Wazirastan Agency. The area has been cordoned off by troops.
    2. Registration of IDPs coming out of Mirali being done at Khajori Check post. An Army Jawan stand vigilant nearby
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    His Excellency Mr Janan Mosazai, Afghan Ambassador called on Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters, today.

    During the meeting, ongoing operation in North Waziristan Agency and matters of mutual interest including measures to improve security along Pakistan – Afghanistan border were discussed.

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    UPDATE- ZARB –E- AZB
    17JUNE 2014

    1.      6 x Terrorist’s hideouts including a training camp and an IED making factory around Hasokhel, North Waziristan Agency were destroyed by jet aircrafts early morning today.

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    Chief of Army Staff General (COAS) Raheel Sharif visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar today. He was given detailed briefing on the progress of Operation Zarb-e-Azb.

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    North Wazirastan Agency operation update

    At 1745 hrs, 7 Terrorists were killed in exchange of fire when trying to flee from cordoned off area. Fire exchange took place in which 2 soldiers also embraced shahadat.

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    6 x soldiers embraced shahadat while 3 are injured due to IED explosion between Afghan border and Ghulam khan in North Wazirastan Agency today.

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    UPDATE - ZARB-E-AZB
    16 JUNE 2014

    1.      Security has been beefed up in all major cities and towns and at sensitive installations across the country by civil administration. Army troops have been alerted and forward placed to assist law enforcement agencies. They will remain at designated places and whenever asked by civil administration will be employed in case of emergency.

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    Chief of  Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif visited National Defence University (NDU) Islamabad today and addressed the participants of the National Security and War Course. His address focused on internal and external situation of the country with particular reference to ongoing operation in NWA.

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    UPDATE - NORTH WAZIRASTAN AGENCY OPERATION

    As a result of the last night precise and targeted air strikes, 8 hideouts of Terrorists in NWA were destroyed killing 105 terrorists, most of them Uzbek foreigners. As of now North Waziristan Agency  has been isolated by deploying troops along its border with neighboring agencies and FATA Regions to block any move of terrorists in and out of the Agency.

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    DG ISPR has said that on the directions of the Government, Armed forces of Pakistan have launched a comprehensive operation against foreign and local terrorists who are hiding in sanctuaries in North Wazirastan Agency. The operation has been named Zarb-e-Azb.

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    Today at about 0130 hours, a number of Terrorists hideouts in Degan, Datta Khel in NWA, were targeted by jet aircrafts. There were confirmed reports of presence of foreign and local terrorists in these hideouts who were linked in planning of Karachi airport attack.

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