Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa says fencing on Pak-Afghan border has been started and Bajaur and Mohmand agencies being high threat zones are first priority in this regard, said a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Saturday.
COAS was visiting the troops garrisoned at Pak-Afghan border areas in Mohmand and Orakzai Agency.
The Army Chief on his visit stated that, he feels proud of the great sacrifices rendered by the security forces and people of Pakistan in their effort to purge the country from elements causing malice.
Gen Bajwa also said that additional technical surveillance means are also being deployed along the border besides regular air surveillance, adding that a better managed, secured and peaceful border is in mutual interest of Pakistan and Afghanistan.
While talking about the mainstreaming of FATA, he assured that, the best national interest and development works are also being implemented expeditiously to bring enduring peace and stability in the area.
Earlier, he was received by Commander Peshawar Corps Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmed Butt.