CENTCOM Commander visited North Waziristan
20 August, 2017
NORTH WAZIRISTAN: A delegation of the US armed forces, headed by CENTCOM Commander General Joseph Votel, visited North Waziristan Agency (NWA) on Saturday. The delegation was briefed about Pakistan Army's operations in NWA and the mechanism of Pak-Afghan border security achieved through enhanced surveillance measures, military's media, Inter-Services Public Relations, said.
According to details, Peshawar Corps Commander Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmad Butt received the delegation upon its arrival. The delegation was also briefed on the ongoing socio-economic development in the agency, including the return of temporarily displaced persons (TDPs). Members of the delegation lauded the efforts of local tribes and army officers in re-establishing peace in the region. Later, the delegation also visited Army Public School Miranshah and interacted with the students.