Zarb-e-Azab to be completed this year, vows Pakistan Army chief

Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday asserted that failure was not an option in the war against terrorism and vowed that Operation Zarb-e-Azab would be completed this year.

In an informal conversation with media at the Parliament House, the army chief reflected on the ongoing activities of the Pakistan Army and said that the operation to root out terrorism was progressing successfully.

“I have earlier said that 2016 will mark the elimination of terrorism,” he said.

Gen Sharif said that 99 per cent terrorism had been brought under control and that the remaining one percent would be eradicated as well.

Gen Sharif on his visit to the Parliament House met the executive parliamentarians in the capital.



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