COAS General Bajwa calls for unified approach to counter terrorism
Peshawar: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar today. COAS was given detailed briefing on prevailing security situation and progress of development works in newly merged districts.
COAS appreciated security forces for providing enabling environment for the completion of socio-economic development projects in the newly merged districts, vital for enduring stability and sustainable progress of the area.
COAS said that there is a need for whole of the nation approach and unified response to counter extremism and defeat terrorism decisively.
Later, COAS attended Namaz e Janaza of Capt Saad Bin Amir Shaheed and L/Nk Muhammad Irfan who both embraced Shahadat while gallantly fighting the terrorists in South Waziristan. Governor KP Shah Farman and provincial ministers were also present.
COAS reiterated the resolve of Pakistan Army to fight against terrorism till elimination of this menace. COAS vowed that sacrifices of Shuhada will not go in vain and complete peace will return to Pakistan.
Earlier, on arrival at Corps Headquarters, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid Commander Peshawar Corps.