You are here: Home » News-IANS » Terrorism
Business Standard

Pakistan's new army chief vows to continue anti-terror war

IANS  |  Islamabad 

Pakistan's new Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the war against will continue with a view to eliminate from the country, the media reported on Thursday.

Bajwa made the remark on Wednesday, a day after taking command of the Army, replacing Raheel Sharif, Xinhua news agency reported.

"We will continue to move ahead of the gains already made so far," the army chief said during his first visit to field formations.

Bajwa visited the North Waziristan tribal region where security forces have conducted a major offensive against the Pakistani Taliban and foreign militants.

A local formation commander briefed Bajwa on the security situation in the region and resettlement phase of the displaced persons as a result of the militancy.

The tribal region was under the influence of the armed groups but the security forces cleared the area with an operation launched in June 2014.

Paying tribute to tribes and security forces, the general vowed that no terrorists of any hue would ever be allowed to come back.

He emphasized that the defense and security of against external and internal threats would remain his ultimate objective as the chief of army staff.

--IANS

mr/

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

Pakistan's new army chief vows to continue anti-terror war

Pakistan's new Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the war against terrorism will continue with a view to eliminate terrorism from the country, the media reported on Thursday.

Pakistan's new Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the war against will continue with a view to eliminate from the country, the media reported on Thursday.

Bajwa made the remark on Wednesday, a day after taking command of the Army, replacing Raheel Sharif, Xinhua news agency reported.

"We will continue to move ahead of the gains already made so far," the army chief said during his first visit to field formations.

Bajwa visited the North Waziristan tribal region where security forces have conducted a major offensive against the Pakistani Taliban and foreign militants.

A local formation commander briefed Bajwa on the security situation in the region and resettlement phase of the displaced persons as a result of the militancy.

The tribal region was under the influence of the armed groups but the security forces cleared the area with an operation launched in June 2014.

Paying tribute to tribes and security forces, the general vowed that no terrorists of any hue would ever be allowed to come back.

He emphasized that the defense and security of against external and internal threats would remain his ultimate objective as the chief of army staff.

--IANS

mr/

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Pakistan's new army chief vows to continue anti-terror war

Pakistan's new Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the war against will continue with a view to eliminate from the country, the media reported on Thursday.

Bajwa made the remark on Wednesday, a day after taking command of the Army, replacing Raheel Sharif, Xinhua news agency reported.

"We will continue to move ahead of the gains already made so far," the army chief said during his first visit to field formations.

Bajwa visited the North Waziristan tribal region where security forces have conducted a major offensive against the Pakistani Taliban and foreign militants.

A local formation commander briefed Bajwa on the security situation in the region and resettlement phase of the displaced persons as a result of the militancy.

The tribal region was under the influence of the armed groups but the security forces cleared the area with an operation launched in June 2014.

Paying tribute to tribes and security forces, the general vowed that no terrorists of any hue would ever be allowed to come back.

He emphasized that the defense and security of against external and internal threats would remain his ultimate objective as the chief of army staff.

--IANS

mr/

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard