Zero-tolerance for the terrorist organisations: Raheel Sharif
07 January, 2016
RAWALPINDI: Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday reiterated zero-tolerance for the terrorist organisations and directed the military officials to continue efforts until prevalence of sustainable peace and security in the country, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.
Presiding over the corps commander’s conference held at the General Headquarters, the COAS lauded recent phenomenal successes of the security and intelligence agencies in the intelligence-based operations (IBOs) that have broken the terror nexus across country. Gen Raheel reiterated zero-tolerance for terrorist organisations and directed all those concerned to continue focused efforts “till we achieve sustainable peace and security”.
Speaking to the forum, the COAS expressed his satisfaction over progress in operation Zarb-e-Azb as well as operational preparedness of the Pakistan Army. “COAS paid rich tributes to officers and men involved in the operation for their sacrifices and successes,” the ISPR statement said. Apart from discussing matters of professional interest, the participants of the conference had a detailed review of the overall internal and external security situation in the country, emerging geo-strategic environment and its relevance to Pakistan.
The top military leadership was briefed in detail about prevailing and emerging threats, ongoing operations of security and intelligence agencies and support mechanism of the terrorists across country, said the statement.