RAWALPINDI (Web Desk) – Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif offered Eid prayers on the front lines with troops in Waziristan today (Saturday).

Later, the Army Chief extended Eid greetings to soldiers and officers in Wana.

Appreciating their high morale, General Raheel Sharif said that it is tradition of Pak Army personnel to stay on borders to protect the motherland.

Rawalpindi , July 03 : Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif  meeting with the soldiers busy in Shawal Operation during his visit to NWA on Friday. NNI Photo

Meanwhile, DG ISPR Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa a message on Twitter, stating that Pakisatan is bound to rise as terrorism is being defeated and there are visible signs of improvement in security situation.

 He reaffirmed the commitment that the operation against terrorists will continue till completion of mission.

“With terrorism being defeated and visible signs of security improving, Pakistan is bound to rise,” the statement said, adding operations against terrorists will continue till their complete elimination.

The COAS also visited Eidak in North Waziristan, where he met troops as well as the Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs) who have safely returned to their homes.


Earlier on Friday, General Raheel Sharif arrived in Waziristan to spend Eid with troops.

He was briefed there by operational commanders on progress of the continuing offensive against terrorists, Operation Zarb-e-Azb.


The COAS expressed complete satisfaction over the progress and achievements on the ground so far.


Last year too, General Raheel spent Eidul Fitr with army soldiers while staying overnight at the Miramshah camp.