Fence-installation begins along Pak-Afghan border

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RAWALPINDI (Roze News) – Fence-installation hs began along Pakistan-Afghanistan border on Saturday as Chief of the Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa announced the development during his visit to Mohmand and Orakzai agencies on Saturday.

Inter-Services Public Relations reported army chief’s visit today and stated that soldiers deployed in Soran and Kalaya met with General Bajwa.

While addressing the troops, the COAS said that fence-installation has begun along Pakistan-Afghanistan border and that secure border between the neighbouring states is mutually beneficial.

He said that it is military’s priority to install fences in dangerous zones like Bajaur and Mohmand agencies. The army chief held inclusion of Federally Administered Tribal Areas in mainstream a process that is in the best national interest.

He said that implementation on development projects will bring speedy stability and peace in the area.

General Bajwa further said that the nation is proud of the sacrifices rendered by the Pakistan Army. He paid tribute to martyred Major and two soldiers in an action against terrorists.

Pakistan-Afghanistan border was sealed earlier this year, both at Chaman and Angoor Adda, over escalated

Pakistan demanded off Afghan government to take action against terror outfits that are using its soil against Pakistan. Pakistan Army and the government demanded off the neighbouring state after a fresh wave of terrorism hit the country claiming over 100 lives and wounding more than 200.

Lahore, Quetta, Sehwan Sharif, Peshawar were hit by terrorists in the latest strikes.

Islamabad has cleared multiple times that terrorists cross into Pakistan from Afghanistan and the Afghan troops need to maintain a stricter check on cross-border movement.


2017-03-26

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