Gen Raheel lauds people of Swat for their ‘valiant stand against reign of terror’


SWAT: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday paid his gratitude to the people of Swat for their valiant stand against reign of terror and standing alongside the security forces to throw terrorists out of the valley for ever.

Army Chief, Chief Minister Khyber Pukhtunkhwa (KP) and Governor KP on Friday also laid the foundation stone of Swat Cantonment during the visit to Mangora, Kaju and Khwazakhela areas of Swat.

The army chief also reaffirmed Army’s commitment to continue playing a solid role in ensuring the enduring peace and security to the people of Swat.

“Development of Fata and Malakand is a priority task being executed as a well considered strategy,” said COAS on the ceremony of laying foundation stone of army cantonment in Swat.

“The whole world acknowledges Pakistan army for uniquely completing the entire cycle of fighting terrorism, from operations to reconstruction and resettling of displaced people back in the area,” the army chief added.