Pak-Afghan border being fenced on COAS orders: ISPR

20 Jun, 2017 6:19 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Under instructions from COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the Pak-Afghan border is being fenced to improve security, said a press release issued by the ISPR.

In phase 1, high infiltration prone border areas in Bajaur, Mohmand and Khyber Agencies are being fenced.

In phase 2, fencing of remaining border areas, including Balochistan, will be executed. Besides fencing, Pakistan Army and FC KP are constructing new forts/border posts to improve surveillance and defensibility.

A secure Pak-Afghan border is in common interest of both countries and a well-coordinated border security mechanism is essential for enduring peace and stability.

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