US Senate delegation visits North Waziristan, appreciates Pak Army’s efforts for peace

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RAWALPINDI, July 3 (APP): Chairman of US Senate Arms Services committee Senator John McCain heading a three-member delegation on Sunday visited North Waziristan Agency to have first hand knowledge about the successes achieved by Pakistan Army in the operation Zarbe Azb.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations, the US Congressional delegation included Senators Lindsey Graham and Joe Donnelly visited the areas cleared of terrorists in the operation Zarb-e-Azb.

Having seen firsthand, the erstwhile hideouts and communication
infrastructure been cleared of terrorists, the delegation was highly
appreciative of Pakistan Army’s accomplishment of cleansing the
entire area of North Waziristan right up to Pakistan-Afghan border.

Senators also commended the rehabilitation work being carried
out by Pakistan Army to resettle tribals back in their area with
dignity and honour.

Later, the delegation met wounded soldiers and officers who were
seriously affected during initial phases of Zarb-e-Azb and have now
voluntarily rejoined the battlefield.

The visitors appreciated the determination and grit of all affected Pakistani soldiers and their unparalleled sacrifices for their motherland.