NORTH WAZIRISTAN: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Saturday visited North Waziristan Agency and spent his day with troops and tribals.
He was briefed in detail by the formation commander about recent progress of ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb and return of Temporarily Displace Persons.
Talking to troops on the occasion, he commended all officers and Jawans for their courage, determination and spirit of sacrifice displayed by them in the war against terrorism.
“Terrorist networks and their linkages are being unearthed across the country and this nexus will be broken at all cost to bring enduring peace in the country,” he said.
Meanwhile, COAS was also briefed on the ongoing rehabilitation work, and its effects on the socio-economic development of the area.
Later, COAS interacted with tribal elders and recently returned TDPs, and assured them that Army will continue to remain in the area till completion of resettlement process.
On the occasion, General Raheel Sharif also inaugurated 110 bedded Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Mir Ali equipped with state of the art equipment.
He also announced construction of a Cadet College around Mir Ali for children of Waziristan.