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General Nicholson visits North Waziristan

General Nicholson visits North Waziristan
January 10, 2017

PESHAWAR, 10 January: Commander of the Resolute Support Mission (RSM) in Afghanistan General John Nicholson along with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa paid a visit to North Waziristan Agency on Monday.

According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), General Nicholson visited Miranshah Bazaar and reviewed development projects in the area. On the occasion, the General was given briefing about operation Zarb-e-Azb and repatriation and rehabilitation of the internally displaced persons (IDPs). General Nicholson appreciated the Pakistan Army operations against terrorists.

Earlier, General Nicholson and General Bajwa discussed border management issues at the Pak-Afghan border. The COAS urged the need for bilateral mechanism to improve border management and sought cooperation of the RSM in this regard.


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