Pak-Afghan border fencing reduces terrorism: COAS

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Staff Reporter

Rawalpindi

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday said that cross-border terrorist incidents are “gradually reducing due to solidification of Pak-Afghan border especially the ongoing fencing”.
“Enduring peace inside Pakistan is linked to peace in Afghanistan for which Pakistan is playing its role,” the chief of army staff was quoted by the Inter-Services Public Relations as saying. He visited Miranshah and interacted with tribal elders from North and South Waziristan districts on Friday.“Afghanistan is our brotherly Muslim neighbour and we wish peace in Afghanistan as much for Pakistan,” Gen Qamar added. He urged tribal people to continue playing their elderly role in guiding the youth. “Combination of experience and wisdom of elders with energy and talent of the youth is recipe for success.”
Referring to a few improvised explosive device incidents in the recent past, the COAS asked people of the districts to stay alert and watchful against those facilitators and abettors who are morphed into peaceful citizens and working for the inimical forces.