SOUTH WAZIRISTAN: Pakistan Army will stay in Waziristan till complete peace is restored, said Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani on Thursday.
According to a Radio Pakistan report, Kayani said “the army is engaged in the area to bring peace and provide protection to the people so that they could live peacefully.”
Kayani was speaking during the inauguration ceremony of 50-kilometre-long road from Wana to Angoor Aadda.
The army chief further said that due to the efforts of the army, the operation against terrorists was completed in a month.
He went on to appeal to the people of the area - who migrated because of the military action - to return to their homes and resume their life.
General Kayani added that the government was working on a plan to ensure development of the area by providing civic amenities to the people and construction of roads to link the area with the rest of the country.
The Pakistan Army completed the third trade corridor on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border in South Waziristan Agency to improve the communication network and facilitate the people.
The road from Wana to Angoor Adda was completed at a cost of about $40 million dollars with the financial assistance of UAE.
Kayani along with UAE ambassador in Pakistan inaugurated this facility today.
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