COAS visits FC HQ, hails achievements in operation Zarb-e-Azb


RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif visited Headquarters Frontier Corps FC KPK at Balahassar Peshawar today (Tuesday).


During his visit the COAS was briefed by IGFC about operational preparedness of the force, progress of ongoing operations and FC’s capacity building.

The COAS informally spoke with officers and men and paid rich tributes to the valor, sacrifices and achievements of FC KPK in operation zarb-e-azb.

COAS said, while playing a pivotal and praise worthy role in fight against terrorism, the FC is fighting hand in glove with army troops in FATA and KPK and FC troops are writing new chapters of bravery, steadfastness and sacrifices.

The indomitable courage of army and FC soldiers has been the bedrock of Operation Zarb-e-Azb.

Army chief added the Pakistani nation has an unshakeable trust in its armed forces, keeps them in very high esteem and acknowledges their sacrifices in the line of duty. We are proud to be custodian of this unflinching faith of our nation, and will always come up to their expectations.

The Army Chief also stressed the need to work harder for close coordination and better border management on both sides of Pak – Afghan border as a prerequisite for long term peace and stability in the region.