RAWALPINDI: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Gen. Syed Asim Munir, confirmed on Friday that the Pakistani army remains focused on the changing security situation and is resolute to go after the terrorists and break ties with their enablers in order to ensure lasting peace through socioeconomic development.
During his Friday visit to Miranshah, North Waziristan, and the Special Services Group (SSG) Tarbela headquarters, the COAS spoke with officials and troops.
He said that the Pakistan Army will uphold the arduous peace that had been won thanks to the supreme sacrifices of the tenacious Pakistani people and LEAs.
The COAS lay a floral wreath at the Martyrs’ Monument in Miranshah to honor the heroic troops who sacrificed their lives for the homeland. Field commanders gave the COAS a briefing on the most recent security situation in the region and the counterterrorism measures in place. Additionally, General Asim Munir visited the frontline soldiers stationed at the Pakistan-Afghanistan Border.
The COAS praised the professionalism, strong morale, and operational preparedness of the officers and troops he interacted with.
Later, the COAS also traveled to Headquarters SSG Terbela where he met SSG commanders and troops, including members of the special Zarrar Company, whose members bravely participated in the most recent operation at the Bannu CTD complex.
General Asim lauded their unwavering spirit, selflessness, and dedication to duty during the different missions. SSG, according to the Army Chief, is the nation’s pride and has proven its mettle throughout time.
Lieutenant General Hassan Azhar Hayat, Commander of the Peshawar Corps, welcomed the COAS earlier.