Phenomenal achievements made in counter terror ops: Army Chief

KHARIAN: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif on Monday termed the achievements as phenomenal in the ongoing military operations against terrorists.

Addressing the closing ceremony for the 4th Army Sports Championship here, General Sharif declared strategic knowledge and operational preparedness of soldiers as indispensable for making big gains in war against terrorism.

Lauding the performance of the participating players, the Army Chief said that maintaining modern standards in physical fitness would be essential for combating future battles.

Gen Raheel Sharif later called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at PM’s House in Islamabad and exchanged views on national security issues.

According to sources, they also deliberated on the reports of national security institutions pertaining to involvement of Indian intelligence agency RAW in recent terrorist acts in the country.