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Pak Army to peace, stability in KP for economic development: COAS

Army Chief General Syed Asim Munir has reiterated Pakistan Army's unflinching resolve to continue its role in ensuring peace and stability in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa for providing a secure environment for economic development.

He was speaking during Provincial Apex Committee in Peshawar on Wednesday.

The army Chief called for synergizing efforts for peace and prosperity of the country.

During the meeting, he was briefed about overall security situation including nitiatives against smuggling, hoarding and drug trafficking.

The participants of the meeting affirmed that state institutions and people are united for the protection of life and property of citizens.

The participants paid rich tribute to the Shuhada and their families.

Meanwhile, addressing the participants of the women symposium, the Army Chief said women have played a positive and important role in progress of the country throughout its history.

Highlighting the significance of women's role in the country's development, he said women of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa have faced multi-faceted challenges due to fight against terrorism but they have proven their resilience, commitment and bravery in the face of all odds.

The Army Chief encouraged women to take part in the progress and development of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Newly Merged Districts.

Earlier upon arrival, he was received by Commander Peshawar Corps.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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