Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday visited North Waziristan and was given a detailed briefing on the prevalent security situation with a special focus on terrorists’ activities from across the border, the military said in a statement.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), on arrival at Miranshah, the premier was received by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
PM Shehbaz laid a floral wreath at Shuhada monument and offered Fateha for valiant sons of the soil who rendered supreme sacrifices while defending the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Pakistan, the ISPR added.
Later, the military’s media wing said, the premier was briefed on the western border management system including the status of border fencing. The prime minister paid rich tributes to the officers and men of the Pakistan Army for their success in breaking the back of terrorism.
He said that it was not too long ago that terrorists had been indiscriminately targeting innocent men, women, children, educational institutions and state infrastructure across the country.
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“Thanks to the valiant efforts of our armed forces, fully supported by the nation, we have been successful in defeating and degrading all types of terrorist organisations and dismantling their infrastructure,” he added.
The nation stands united in this endeavour, and we shall together succeed insha’Allah, the premier concluded.