The minister said, "Our forces had maintained peace not only in the tribal areas but also in cities and streets."
Commenting on recent firing on Torkham border , he said the enemy wants to sabotage the success of Zarb-e-Azb. Major Ali Jawad's martyrdom will not go in waste, he added.
He said Taliban chief Mulla Fazal Ullah is present in Afghanistan and perpetrating terrorist activities against Pakistan rightly under the nose of Afghan administration. He was involved in the killing of Pakistani civilians.
Khawaja Muhammad Asif said Pakistan was capable to defend its soil.