RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa has on Wednesday voiced in favour of delayed the FATA Reforms and urged the government to take necessary steps sooner in this regard.
Gen. Bajwa visited Peshawar Corps Headquarters today where was briefed on the current situation along Pak-Afghan border, ongoing and future operations, progress on development works and return of TDPs.
The COAS appreciated improved security situation and measures for better border management, including fencing.
He voiced for the development of FATA through reforms and said Pakistan Army fully supports all efforts towards that end.
“Our brave tribal brothers, through their support, cooperation and resolve, have enabled its security forces to succeed during the operations and now it is time for them to live a fearless and quality social life as citizens of Pakistan.”
Earlier, on arrival at Corps Headquarters, the COAS was received by Commander Peshawar Corps Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmad Butt.