Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited Kurram and Orakzai Agencies on Tuesday.He was given a detailed briefing about the security situation by the military commanders of the respective areas.
IDPs is excepted to start shortly. The COAS appreciated the professional conduct of the operation, which has cleared the Agency of terrorists.
During his visit to the Agencies, the COAS interacted with the troops and greatly appreciated their professionalism and high morale.
He also met the tribal Masharan and thanked them for their consistent and wholehearted support to the security forces. He reassured them that return of normalcy and prosperity to the area will be ensured.
Earlier on arrival, the COAS was received by the Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Asif Yasin Malik and Inspector General Frontier Scouts, Major General Tariq Khan.