Army Chief briefed on Karachi law and order

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif visited Corps Headquarters where he was briefed about the overall law and order and security situation in Karachi.

Karachi, COAS was received by Lieutenant General Sajjad Ghani, Corps Commander Karachi, said a statement of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Later, COAS visited Headquarters Airports Security Force (ASF).

Speaking to the troops of ASF, COAS commended their professionalism, commitment and acknowledged their valor in averting a terrorists attack at Karachi airport in May this year.

The COAS met the families of ASF shuhada and appreciated their sacrifices. He emphasized the need for more harmony and coordination among all security forces and intelligence agencies for an integrated response towards defeating terrorists threat.

The Army Chief also pledged the Army’s fullest support in enhancing ASF’s capacity, and anti terrorists training of the troops, as being provided to police forces across the country.