Peshawar: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa on Sunday visited South Waziristan Agency where he was reported as saying that Pakistan Army will continue its efforts while also supporting mainstreaming of Federally Administered Tribal Areas ( FATA ) by the Government as per aspirations of the local tribes, reported 24 News HD.
As per a press release issued by ISPR, army chief was briefed by the General Officer Commanding (GOC) about security and stability situation in the South Waziristan Agency (SWA) including border management and rehabilitation of Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDP).
Expressing his satisfaction on operational gains, development works and measures for better border security management, COAS directed to continue focusing on stability operations and socio economic development for enduring peace in the area.
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) February 12, 2017
While interacting with troops, COAS lauded their bravery and commitment which enabled re-establishment of writ of the state. He also acknowledged and appreciated resolve of tribal brethren and the local administration for supporting the Army’s effort.