Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir visited Tirah Valley, Khyber District today. COAS spent day with forward troops deployed along Pakistan - Afghanistan Border. He was brief by field commander about operational preparedness and border control measures in place as part of Western Borders Management Regime. While interacting with officers and men, COAS praised them for their high morale and operational readiness in the line of duty. COAS said that State’s writ has been established due to innumerable sacrifices by tribal people and security forces. Our fight against terrorism will continue with the support of the nation till we achieve enduring peace and stability, COAS reiterated. COAS said that defence of the motherland will be ensured at all costs and there won’t be any space for peace’s spoilers. No one will be allowed to disrupt the hard earned gains of war against terror made thus far, COAS concluded.
Later, COAS visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar and laid floral wreath to pay homage to Shahuada. COAS was also briefed about operational, training and other matters of the formation including efforts to create secure environment for socio- economic development projects to uplift the newly merged districts.
Earlier, on arrival, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Hassan Azhar Hayat, Commander Peshawar Corps.