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PM Imran Khan expresses satisfaction over efficacy of Pakistan’s border management regime

PM also appreciates the military for its dedicated assistance to civil administration during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Web Desk
August 06, 2021
Photo: Screengrab via ISPR courtesy video.
Photo: Screengrab via ISPR courtesy video.

Prime Minister Imran Khan Friday expressed his satisfaction over the efficacy of Pakistan’s comprehensive border management regime and the pragmatic measures being taken by the military to ensure effective border control and internal security.

As per a  statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the premier, along with the  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, visited Peshawar Corps Headquarters on Friday. The governor and chief minister of KP also accompanied the prime minister.

Per the statement, upon arrival, the PM laid a floral wreath at the Martyrs’ Monument. He was briefed in detail about the prevalent security situation, ongoing stabilisation operations, the fencing along the Pak-Afghan Border, and socio-economic development projects being undertaken in the Newly-Merged Districts (erstwhile FATA).

The premier was also apprised of various contingencies planned to tackle the evolving security situation along Pak-Afghan International Border.

He lauded security forces for providing an enabling environment for the completion of socio-economic development projects in the Newly-Merged Districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which are vital for enduring stability and sustainable progress of the area.

The PM also appreciated the formation for its dedicated assistance to civil administration during the COVID-19 pandemic, locust infestation, anti-polio campaigns, and the tree-plantation drive.