ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has termed the previous year a successful one for Zarb-e-Azb — the military operation launched last June to eliminate terrorists from the country.
In a statement by the defence ministry paying tributes to the martyred soldier and citizens, Asif said that the military offensive had entered its final phase.
He said that the operation had achieved several successes in the past year.
We pay our respects to those who have sacrificed their today for a brighter future for the nation, the defence minister was quoted as saying.
He said that the nation was grateful for and indebted to the martyrs of armed forces. He also commended the families of the martyrs for their extraordinary sacrifices.
Source:: Geo News