Gen Raheel Sharif visits FC Headquarters in Peshawar

05:06 PM | 20 Oct, 2015
Gen Raheel Sharif visits FC Headquarters in Peshawar
RAWALPINDI (Staff Report) -  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif Tuesday  visited Headquarters of Frontier Corps FC Khyber Pakhtunkhwa at Balahassar in Peshawar, said DG ISPR Lt General Asim Saleem Bajwa.

During the visit he was briefed by IGFC about operational preparedness of the force, progress of ongoing operations and FC’s capacity building.

The COAS informally spoke to the officers and men and paid rich tributes to the valor, sacrifices and achievements of FC KPK in operation zarb-e-azb.

He said the FC is fighting hand in glove with army troops in FATA and KPK and FC troops are writing new chapters of bravery, steadfastness and sacrifices.

FC has been playing a pivotal and praise worthy role in fight against terrorism, army chief added.

On the occasion COAS also reviewed new manpower and equipment induction plan to build FC’s capacity and directed to ensure merit in selection, and best training standards to remain an effective and credible institution.

COAS also paid glowing tributes to the police officials and other security agencies that have courageously braved the onslaught of terror and rendered supreme sacrifices along with other security forces in the fight against terrorism.

General Raheel Sharif said that a better coordination at Pak-Afghan border is necessary for long lasting peace in the region.

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