Zarb-e-Azb inflicts fatal blow to terrorists: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that operation Zarb e Azb had inflicted a fatal blow to terrorists and Pakistan’s armed forces had given exemplary sacrifices in this operation.

Peace was restored as a result of this operation and it would also contribute towards ensuring peace in the entire region, he added.

The Prime Minister was chairing a high level meeting to discuss formulation of a comprehensive strategy for the rehabilitation of IDPs and reconstruction of areas in which operation Zarb e Azb is going on.

The Prime Minister said the IDPs had given great sacrifices for the stability of Pakistan and the State will look after their needs by reconstructing better areas for these displaced persons when they return.

The Director General Military Operations gave a detailed presentation, said a press release.

The meeting was attended by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, Governor KPK Sardar Mehtab Ahmed Khan, Minister for SAFRON Lt. Gen. (R) Abdul Quadir Baloch and Advisors to PM Sartaj Aziz and Tariq Fatemi.