Outgoing US CENTCOM commander praises operation Zarb-e-Azb

General Raheel Sharif appreciated General Lloyd efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan

News Desk February 28, 2016
Army Chief General Raheel Sharif in a meeting with outgoing US CENTCOM General Lloyd at GHQ on February 28, 2016. PHOTO: ISPR

Commander United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) General Lloyd Austin on Sunday acknowledged and praised Pakistan Army’s sacrifices for regional stability, while paying rich tributes to the professionalism and achievements of soldiers in operation Zarb-e-Azb

According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the outgoing General Austin paid a farewell call to General Raheel Sharif at the General Headquarters (GHQ).

While acknowledging Pakistan’s earnestness for peace in the region, General Austin thanked the army chief for the hospitality he extended during the former’s visit to Pakistan.

Army chief, US deputy secretary of state call for resumption of Afghan peace process

During the meeting, the army chief appreciated General Lloyd efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan.

Paying tribute to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in fight against terrorism, the US general laid a floral wreath at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada.


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