General Raheel Sharif pays his respects. PHOTO: APP
PESHAWAR: Two days after the army went on a retaliatory blitz in North Waziristan where a checkpost had been attacked by a truck bomb, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Saturday reaffirmed that the military will not tolerate terror attacks and that such attacks be responded effectively.
Paying a visit to the Corps Headquarters in Peshawar on Saturday, the COAS assured army’s full support to the government’s ongoing peace process. He appreciated the resolve displayed by the officers and men who fought against terrorism and brought stability to the militancy hit areas.
He laid a wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada on his arrival at Peshawar, and paid tribute to the martyrs.
Later, he was briefed in detail at the Corps Headquarters about various operational, training and administrative matters.
Gen Sharif appreciated the infrastructure building and reconstruction work being undertaken by the Army in FATA and Malakand, he instructed all concerned parties to ensure quality and timely completion of these projects.