Swat peo­ple sup­port Army in war on ter­ror

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL -

SWAT —Gen­eral Of­fi­cer Com­mand­ing (GOC) Malakand Di­vi­sion Ma­jor Gen­eral Asif Ghafoor has said that peo­ple of Swat are peace lov­ing and sup­port­ing Pak­istan Army in sta­bil­ity of peace in the re­gion. He was ad­dress­ing a grand Jirga of the mem­bers of Vil­lage De­fense Com­mit­tees (VDCs) here at Wadu­dia Hall Saidu sharif on Tues­day.

On this oc­ca­sion, Sta­tion Com­man­der Min­gora Bri­gadier Has­sain Ab­dul­lah, Colonel Ali, DIG Malakand Azad Khan, Spokesper-son ISPR Malakand Di­vi­sion Ma­jor Qa­mar and other Army of­fi­cers were present. The GOC said that VDC mem­bers are the strong force of Paki- stan Army in Malakand Di­vi­sion adding with­out sup­port of lo­cal peo­ple army can not win war against ter­ror­ism.

He said that Pak­istan Army will never leave the peo­ple of Swat in lurch, we will fight till the elim­i­na­tion of last ter­ror­ist. On the de­mand of Swat peo­ple, army can­ton-ment will be in­au­gu­rated af­ter the Holy month of Ra­mazan.

The GOC stated that lo­cal’s should keep an eye on the sur­round­ing en­vi­ron­ment and if spot­ted un­known or sus­pected in­di­vid­ual in their streets, vil­lage, the near­est Army head­quar­ters should im­me­di­ately be in­formed.—APP

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