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RAWALPINDI: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday visited the Pak-Afghan border near Bajaur Agency, the Inter-Services Public Relations Department (ISPR) said.
The army chief was briefed on the security measures, including the construction of new posts and border-fencing, on the Pak-Afghan border and measures taken to stop militancy waged by terrorists from across the border.
General Bajwa, in Peshawar, also met with scholars in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP).
The COAS praised the scholars’ role in the war against terrorism, the military’s media wing said.
The scholars of FATA and KP, too, jointly denounced terrorism and pledged allegiance to the security forces for their efforts to establish peace and stability in the country.
“Pakistan, without any differentiation of colour, race, religion, ethnicity or sect, belongs to all of its citizens,” General Bajwa said, according to the ISPR.