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US CentCom chief General Joseph visits Waziristan

RAWALPINDI: United States Delegation headed by General Joseph L. Votel, Commander United States Central Command (US CENTCOM) visited North Waziristan Agency today, ISPR reported.

The delegation was briefed about Pak Army’s operations in NWA and about Pak-Afg border security mechanism through enhanced surveillance measures. The delegation was also briefed about progress on the socio-economic developments including return of Temporarily Displaced Persons (TDPs).

The delegation appreciated efforts and sacrifices of Pakistan Army and local tribes for re-establishing peace and order in the area. The visiting dignitary also realized the importance of Pak-Afg bilateral border security coordination.

Later the delegation visited APS miranshah and interacted with students.

Earlier, upon arrival at North Waziristan Agency, the delegation was received by Commander Peshawar Corps, Lieutenant General Nazir Ahmad Butt. Lt Gen Bilal Akbar, Chief of General Staff accompanied the delegation.

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