Karachi operation to continue unabated, says army chief

Gen Qamar Bajwa meets security offcials, Karachi’s business community; says LEAs have restored peace in metropolitan

News Desk January 19, 2017
Army chief Qamar Bajwa addresses soldiers and officers at Corps headquarters in Karachi on Thursday. PHOTO: ISPR

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has reiterated that the ongoing Karachi operation against criminal elements in the city would continue unabated.

“Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Karachi today…was given a detailed briefing at Corps and Rangers headquarters,” the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Thursday.

“The COAS lauded operations by Rangers with LEAs, which have restored normalcy in Karachi, significantly reducing terrorism, target killing and kidnapping for ransom. He reiterated that efforts to consolidate budding peace in the city would continue unabated.”

Army would continue to give full support to all government institutions involved in the Karachi operation, particularly Sindh police and civil administration, the statement added.

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The army chief, ISPR said, appreciated soldiers and officers for their courage and resolve to rid the city of terrorists and criminals. “The COAS paid tribute to the people of Karachi for their support to the security forces,” the military's media wing said.

Gen Qamar also interacted with the business community of Karachi, reassuring that businesses and investment in the city will continue to benefit from the improving law and order.


JKhan | 4 years ago | Reply Gen Bajwa has left the country at the mercy of the corrupt and criminals! What has Katachi operation produced? That Dr Asim and all major cases are still pending. I think Army should stop issuing syatements like our politicians.
IBN E ASHFAQUE | 4 years ago | Reply That means Rangers will be posted in Karachi forever.............why do we have Police in Karachi?.....why do we have local government in Karachi?......
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