Need to rid country of terrorism: Army chief

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif said on Monday terrorism in Pakistan needs to be eliminated.

General Sharif visited the National Defence University and addressed participants of the National Security and War Course. According to an ISPR press release, the army chief’s address focused on the internal and external situation of the country with particular reference to the ongoing operation in North Waziristan.

The army chief emphasised that the operation is aimed to eliminate all terrorists and their sanctuaries in North Waziristan and ‘get rid of the menace of terrorism.’

Upon his arrival at the National Defence University, General Raheel Sharif was received by President National Defence University Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal.