Pakistan Army cooperating with the government for implementing the NAP: COAS
17 January, 2015
LONDON - Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Friday 16,January,2015 said that the National Action Plan (NAP) was comprehensive to address extremism and terrorism in the long term, adding that the Pakistan Army was cooperating with the government for implementing the NAP.
Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa, in his tweets said that the army chief, who is on an official visit to the United Kingdom, visited the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS). During his address at the IISS, General Sharif said that the Operation Zarb-e-Azb was making good progress, adding that there were no favourites, and all terrorists without any discrimination were being targeted. He said that Pakistan's bilateral relations with Afghanistan were improving, and work was in progress for stability in the region.
General Sharif said that the Kashmir dispute has to be resolved for long-term peace and stability in the region. Pakistan wants peace but with dignity and honour. He said that the world needs to understand Pakistan's internal environment. Pakistan's cooperation with the UK in security, social sector is growing. The international community should help in dignified resettlement of displaced persons of North Waziristan Agency.