Will not let terrorists disrupt peace, says COAS
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Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent the second day of Eid with troops deployed on the Western border at Timergara Lower Dir, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations.
On arrival, COAS was received by Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Nauman Mahmood.
The COAS was briefed on the security situation and measures being undertaken to ensure effective management of the Pak-Afghan international border.
While interacting with troops, COAS appreciated their vigilance, preparedness and high state of morale. COAS said that terrorists would never be allowed to disturb the hard-earned peace in these areas.
“Pakistan Army and LEAs will do whatever it takes till the job is fully accomplished. He paid rich tributes to Shuhada who have rendered supreme sacrifices for defence of the country,” he added.
COAS also lauded the troops for their contribution in aid of civil administration to control the COVID19 pandemic and directed strict adherence to SOPs/ precautions in this regard.
Earlier, COAS Bajwa has visited frontline troops deployed along the Line of Control (LOC) in Kashmir and celebrated Eidul Fitr with them.