Prime Minister of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif visited North Waziristan today. On arrival at Miranshah, PM was received by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. PM laid a floral wreath at Shuhada monument and offered Fateha for valiant sons of the soil who rendered supreme sacrifices while defending the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Pakistan.

Later, Prime Minister was given a detailed briefing on the prevalent security situation with a special focus on terrorists' activities from across the border. The PM was also briefed on the western border management system including the status of border fencing.

The PM paid rich tributes to the officers and men of Pakistan Army for their success in breaking the back of terrorism.

He said it was not too long ago that terrorists had been indiscriminately targeting innocent men, women, children, educational institutions and state infrastructure across the country. Thanks to the valiant efforts of our Armed Forces, fully supported by the nation, we have been successful in defeating and degrading all types of terrorist organizations and dismantling their infrastructure.

The nation stands united in this endeavor, and we shall together succeed insha'Allah, PM concluded.