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Army Chief vows to eliminate menace of terrorism

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Islamabad, Nov 30, IRNA -The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited Makeen and Wana to celebrate Eid with troops engaged in operations in South Waziristan.

Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Rao Qamar Suleman also accompanied the COAS.

During informal interaction with troops the COAS appreciated their morale and congratulated them on successful conduct of operations. He also lauded the cooperation and support extended by Pakistan Air Force in this regard.

The COAS said that the sacrifices being made by Army personnel reflected their resolve and commitment to rid the Country of the menace of terrorism.

The COAS said that after creating conducive environment for the safe return of Displaced People to South Waziristan, the Army would also participate in development and rehabilitation process in the area.

Earlier on arrival in the area, COAS was received by Lieutenant General, Muhammad Masood Aslam, Corps Commander Peshawar.

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