Saturday, February 4, 2023

We wish peace in Afghanistan as much for Pakistan, COAS tells tribal elders

We wish peace in Afghanistan as much for Pakistan, COAS tells tribal elders
MIRANSHAH (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Miranshah and interacted with tribal elders from North and South Waziristan Districts. According to a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations on Friday, the COAS said that cross border terrorist incidents are gradually reducing due to solidification of Pak-Afghan border, especially the ongoing fencing. “However, enduring peace inside Pakistan is linked to peace in Afghanistan for which Pakistan is playing its role,” he said. Peace, Afghanistan, Pakistan, COAS, tribal elders The COAS said: “Afghanistan is our brotherly Muslim neighbour and we wish peace in Afghanistan as much for Pakistan.” He urged tribal ‘mashrans’ to continue playing their elderly role in guiding the youth. “Combination of experience and wisdom of elders with energy and talent of the youth is a recipe for success,” he said. Peace, Afghanistan, Pakistan, COAS, tribal elders Referring to few IED incidents in the recent past, COAS asked them to stay alert and watchful against those facilitators and abettors who are morphed into peaceful citizens and working for the inimical forces. Peace, Afghanistan, Pakistan, COAS, tribal elders COAS Qamar Bajwa said that dealing with those few through force is not difficult; however, even at the cost casualties of security forces we deal them ensuring that peaceful citizens are not harmed. “It is only with mutual cooperation that we will defeat such terrorists,” he declared. Peace, Afghanistan, Pakistan, COAS, tribal elders Tribal elders assured the COAS that they shall continue supporting security forces in maintaining security environment. They requested the COAS for speedy completion of ongoing projects besides suggesting few additional. The COAS said that gradually all projects will get realized and upon completion these projects shall bring enduring peace, stability and prosperity in the area.