PESHAWAR – The meeting of the Apex committee was held at Corps headquarters in Peshawar on Saturday and was attended by the civil-military leadership, reported Dunya News.
The situation of the ongoing Operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan was brought under discussion during the meeting. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif stated that the tribal leaders and the public have pushed the terrorists back through their unshakable determination.
General Raheel said that the infrastructure in the tribal areas will be reconstructed.
He appreciated the mutual cooperation among various institutions, directing to fasten up their work whilst maintaining the quality of it as well.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) department, it was decided in the meeting to enhance the management of various crossing points on the Pak-Afghan border, especially at Torkham.
The matter of extortion calls received from Afghanistan was also brought up in the meeting and it was decided that the illegal towers operating in the Pakistani region will be closed, a delegation based on high-ranking officials will meet the Afghan government in this regards.
The meeting was also attended by Director General (DG) Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) General Rizwan Akhtar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, KP Chief Minister (CM) Pervaiz Khattal, Corps Commander Peshawar and others.