The US congressional delegation was assured today that Pakistan has no favorites now. Operation Zarb-e-Azb is against all militants groups in North Waziristan.
According to reports, talking to the visiting US congressional delegation led by Senator Jack Reed at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi, Army Chief Gen Raheel said that Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan’s (TTP) network and other militants groups have completely dismantled in North Waziristan and a large area has been cleared.
During the meeting, security situation along the Pak-Afghan border also came under discussion, US delegation was told that Pak-Afghan forces are conducting coordinated operations against militant hide outs and significant progress has been made in such operations.
General Raheel Sharif also took the US delegation into confidence over yesterday’s trip to Kabul and told Senator jack Reed that cooperation between Islamabad and Kabul is growing in regard to security and countering terrorism. The security situation in Afghanistan also came under discussion during the meeting.
The US senator appreciated Pakistan’s role in counter-terrorism efforts and assured full cooperation with Pakistan.
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