COAS Raheel Sharif visits Peshawar FC Headquarters; lauds valor, sacrifices & achievements of FC

20 Oct, 2015 10:38 pm

PESHAWAR (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif visited FC Headquarters in Balahisar, Peshawar on Tuesday.

He was briefed by IGFC about the operation preparedness, progress of operations and FC’s capacity-building.

The COAS paid rich tributes to valor, sacrifices and achievements of FC, their fighting hand in glove with the Army in the operation and writing new chapters of bravery. “Indomitable courage of Army and FC has been bedrock of Operation Zarb-e-Azb. The nation has unshakable trust in its armed forces and acknowledges their sacrifices,” he added.

The COAS also reviewed new manpower and equipment inductions to build FC’s capacity. He also directed to ensure merit in selection and the best training to remain an effective institution.


He paid glowing tributes to police and security agencies that courageously braved onslaught of terror and rendered sacrifices in fight against terrorism.

COAS General Raheel Sharif commended integrated response by all to bring noticeable improvement in security. He directed to remain vigilant to defeat future terror attempts.


He stressed the need to work for close coordination and better border management on both sides of Pakistan-Afghanistan border as pre requisite for long-term peace in region.

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