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Army chief in Karachi to review security situation

KARACHI:Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Karachi on Wednesday for a day-long visit.

Upon his arrival, Gen Bajwa visited Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s mausoleum where he laid a floral wreath and offered prayers. According to the military’s media wing, Inter Services Public Relations, the army chief will also visit the Corps Headquarters where he will be briefed in detail about the ongoing Karachi Operation and security situation of the metropolis.

This is the army chief’s first visit to the metropolis since assuming command.

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Gen Qamar on Monday vowed to break the nexus between terrorists and their facilitators at all costs. “Nexus between terrorists in remote areas and their facilitators in urban centres will be severed whatever the amount of effort and time,” ISPR quoted the COAS as saying.

General Qamar visited Corps Headquarters Peshawar for an in-depth briefing on the current state of security operations, and the way forward in Fata, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Malakand divisions.

Appreciating the gains of counter-terrorism operations so far, the army chief said focus must remain on indiscriminate intelligence-based, combing operations for stabilisation and consolidation.

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Having created conditions for governance and socio-economic reforms, Gen Qamar said, army will stand by the valiant tribes and work with the government to bring about an equitable development across Fata for peace and prosperity in the entire region.

courtesy : express tribune



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