Rawalpindi, May 15, 2015 (PPI-OT): General Raheel Sharif, COAS visited HQ, Dte Gen ISI, Islamabad today. Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar, DG ISI briefed the COAS about internal and external security situation of the country and counter terrorism operations.
When briefed on pre-empting a number of terrorist act and successful IBOs, COAS appreciated ISI’s role in preventing numerous terrorist acts. COAS said that most of the achievements and successes of intelligence agencies go unnoticed but their accomplishments for the defence of the country are phenomenal which deserve due recognition and acknowledgment.
COAS emphasised the need for more proactive and coordinated role of intelligence agencies for an effective counter terrorism campaign and to counter hostile agencies’ moves to destabilize Pakistan. COAS also emphasized the need to further coordinate and synergise a combined civ-military intelligence effort at national level by providing all agencies requisite support and ever developing modern intelligence techniques.
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