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WD
Web Desk
May 19, 2019

Patience, will, unity must for ultimate success: COAS

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WD
Web Desk
May 19, 2019

RAWALPIND: The Chief of Army Staff, (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited troops at the forward posts along the Pak-Afghan border at Dawatoi in North Waziristan's tribal district.

On the occasion the COAS said, “There are still challenges facing Pakistan but not as much as we have passed through in the recent past. To continue the journey towards ultimate success we need to stay patient, determined and united.”

According to an ISPR press release, General Bajwa was briefed about the progress on border fencing, sanitisation operations, socio-economic development projects and rehabilitation of the temporarily displaced persons. The COAS appreciated high morale of troops and their contributions for bringing about stability in the area.

The COAS said while Pakistan continues to play its positive role towards the success of Afghan reconciliation process and peace in the region, we also stay ready for any unforeseen eventuality. For this Pakistan is solidifying border through fencing, construction of new forts and posts and increase the strength of FC troops to effectively manage the border.“Similarly we continue to maintain required state of alertness and preparedness on our eastern border,” he added. This was the area where due to cross-border terrorist attack from Afghanistan on the fencing party had resulted into the martyrdom of three Pakistan Army soldiers on May 1.

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