KP Special Apex Committee meets with COAS as special participant


RAWALPINDI March 13 (APP): Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s special Apex Committee meeting was held at Peshawar on Monday with Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa as special participant.
According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), all Civil and Military members including Governor and Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Commander Peshawar Corps participated.
The forum reviewed security situation in the province and progress of operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. It appreciated the efforts of Army, intelligence and Law Enforcement Agencies and pledged that concerted joint efforts will continue to energize National Action Plan and eradicate root causes of terrorism and militancy.
The forum acknowledged tremendous work done by all concerned in rehabilitation of Temporary Displaced Persons (TDPs), with 89% TDPs already returned and 93% of FATA’s area de-notified.
Issues emanating from the presence of Afghan refugees and matters related to improved border management also came under discussion. The forum also discussed measures to facilitate process for main streaming FATA.