RAWALPINDI (TP NEWS) – Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday said that terrorism and development cannot go together.
Therefore, collective efforts are needed to eliminate unrest from the tribal areas.
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), COAS visited South Waziristan and met elders of Jirga of North and South Waziristan.
Speaking on the occasion, COAS said that no war ends through military operations alone.
He said that peace in the region has largely returned, while the border fencing and socio- economic progress of area is also underway.
During the visit, Army Chief was also briefed about operations and progress of fencing along Pak-Afghan Border in Waziristan at Angoor Adda.
The COAS also thanked local tribal elders for their support and cooperation for the security forces.