RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited the North Waziristan district where he directed for the continued focus on socio-economic development in the region.
According to a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief was briefed on the security situation, border management, progress of development works and rehabilitation of Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) in the district.
“Expressing his satisfaction, COAS directed for continued focus on the stability operations and socio-economic development so as to achieve enduring peace,” the ISPR said.
While interacting with troops, he commended officers and soldiers for their courage, dedication and spirit of sacrifice.
“We shall never allow the reign of terror to return,” the army chief, stating that it is time for Waziristan and other new districts to flourish and progress.