Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lieutenant General Asim Bajwa on Tuesday said Pakistan’s armed forces were carefully and closely monitoring the situation on its eastern border with India.
Bajwa, while briefing the media on crucial steps taken for border management, said that the armed forces was doing everything to secure Pakistan’s border and announced that major operations of the ongoing ‘Operation Zarb-i-Azb’ were completed successfully in the country.
“Work has been completed on border posts set up for border management,” he added.
Briefing on combing operation, Bajwa said 1470 combing operation have been carried out across Pakistan since 1 July, adding that security forces have foiled at least 14 plots of terrorism.
Bajwa was briefing media persons at Corps Headquarters Peshawar.
About recent suicide attack in Mardan court, he said it was planned in Afghanistan but carried out my terrorists who had valid Pakistani documents. He said they were facilitated by locals.
Bajwa said Pakistani authorities are in full contact with Afghan officials for anti-terrorism actions as well as intelligence sharing. “Hope that they will also cooperate with us regarding border management.”
“Recently, army chief General Raheel Sharif at US CENTCOM Conference in Germany also discussed the Pak-Afghan border situation and anti-terror operations with Afghan authorities,” Bajwa told reporters.
“We have never pointed finger to anyone without any solid evidence. It’s not our habit, he said while replying to a question.
Working on more than 20 posts about border management has been completed, he said.
“We are keeping an eye on Eastern border with India. Pakistan army is fully prepared and ready to deal with any eventuality,” he said in response to a question