Peshawar - Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Sunday reiterated that military operations would continue to clear all the terrorists from urban centres and remote areas at all costs to bring peace and prosperity in the country.

He reaffirmed Pakistan Army’s determination to take ongoing military operations to the logical conclusion. The terrorists squeezed in isolated pockets would be targeted with precision for elimination, he added.

The army chief made the resolve during his visit to Peshawar. He was briefed on security in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa/FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas), operation Zarb-e-Azb and ongoing operation in Khyber Agency which was making steady progress, said ISPR Director General Maj-Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa in his tweet on social media.

General Raheel Sharif also visited Combined Military Hospital (CMH) Peshawar and met the wounded soldiers.

He said the resolve and indomitable spirit of injured was highly reassuring asset for the military and the nation.


Staff Reporter from Hango adds: Brigade Commander Brigadier Nadeem has said that children of FATA are future of Pakistan and all available resources would be utilized for their better education.

He said this while addressing a prize distribution ceremony in Aghosh Academy in Hango on Sunday. The ceremony was also attended by tribal elders and parents from Hango, Orakzi and Kurram Agency. The children on this occasion performed stage shows and dramas, which were highly appreciated by the parents.

Brigadier Nadeem urged upon the parents to assist the teachers for the better education of the new generation. He said that children of FATA are their own children and this is their prime responsibility to impart them better education and training.

He said that it is a joint responsibility of teachers and parents to educate their children with modern knowledge. He said that Agosh Academy is the only academy which provides best possible education facilities to the students.