RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has said that with entire nation standing behind Armed Forces in their fight against terrorism. Pakistan is bound to defeat all internal and external perpetrators of terrorism.
The COAS, who offered Eid prayer with troops in forward locations in Khyber Agency on Friday, was talking to troops there. “We must focus on a whole of nation response to deny opportunities to prevent any organized activity by enemies of state,” the ISPR stated COAS as saying. General Raheel Sharif emphasized the need to work at all levels, on preventing terrorists from establishing bases across border and infiltrating into Pakistan. He reiterated we must not forget our Shuhada and their families while celebrating our Eid. He commended every soldier for spending their Eid in the line of duty for a greater cause of defence of motherland.
The Army Chief was briefed by operation commander on the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb. He expressed his complete satisfaction over achievements of the operation so far.
While appreciating the high state of morale of troops, COAS paid them rich tributes for their outstanding achievements in operation Zarb-e-Azb. He also exchanged Eid greetings with troops. NNI