Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Syed Asim Munir visited Miranshah, North Waziristan and Tarbela on December 23, 2022. At Miranshah, COAS laid floral wreath at Martyrs’ Monument to pay homage to the brave soldiers who laid their lives while defending the motherland.
COAS was briefed by field commanders on the latest security situation in the area and response mechanisms to thwart the terrorist threat. He also visited frontline troops deployed along Pakistan-Afghanistan border. While interacting with officers and men, he commended their professionalism, high morale and operational readiness.
COAS said that Pakistan Army remains focused on the evolving security situation and is determined to take the battle to the terrorists and break nexus with their facilitators so as to ensure lasting peace through socioeconomic development. Pakistan Army will consolidate the hard earned peace made possible by the supreme sacrifices of resilient Pakistani nation and law enforcement agencies (LEAs).
Later, COAS also visited Headquarters Special Services Group (SSG), Tarbela. He met officers and men of SSG including the elite Zarrar Company, whose soldiers gallantly acted in the recent Bannu Counterterrorism Department (CTD) complex operation, as well as Aviation. He praised their indomitable spirit, sacrifices and commitment to duty in various operations. He said that SSG is the pride of the nation and it had proved its mettle over the years.
Earlier on arrival, COAS was received by Commander Peshawar Corps, Lieutenant General Hassan Azhar Hayat.
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