Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has lauded the support of tribal people in combating terrorism and acknowledged their sacrifices for maintaining peace, said Director General Inter-Services Public Relations(DG-ISPR), Major General Asif Ghafoor in a statement.
According to DG-ISPR’s statement, COAS on Sunday visited Parachinar, Kurram Agency to inquire about the injured of the blast that took place on Saturday in Parachinar. He also met with tribal elders of the agency.
Army Chief said Pakistan belongs to all of us without any religious, provincial, tribal, linguistic, ethnic and any other sectarian discrimination.
COAS said with the support of tribal people— Army, FC and other law enforcement agencies have done a great job in stabilizing the area and terrorists will fail to derail it. He lauded their efforts in maintaining tribal and sectarian harmony which is the source of national integration.
He also announced the establishment of an Army Public School at Parachinar for quality education. Tribal elders thanked Army Chief for sharing their sorrow and announcement of the establishment of APS. They pledged to continue efforts for enduring peace and stability in the region.
Later, Army Chief visited CMH Peshawar and met critical injured of Parachinar blast that were evacuated by Army helicopters and vehicles on Saturday.