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Karachi operation to move forward, says corps commander

Karachi operation to move forward, says corps commander

KARACHI: A senior army officer has expressed satisfaction over the overall law and order situation in Karachi but said the Rangers-led Karachi operation will move forward to further strengthen the acquired goals.

Speaking at the passing-out parade of the Airport Security Force here, Karachi Corps Commander Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar used the occasion as an opportunity to talk about the law and order situation in the commercial capital of the country.

He told the audience that the situation in Karachi was gradually improving, but more work was needed to be done.




The corps commander gave credit for the improvement to all law enforcement agencies. “Still we have to move forward to further strengthen the achieved objectives.”

Talking about the ASF, he said the organisation was the pride of the country. “The ASF is ever vigilant and capable of dealing with any untoward incident. The sacrifice rendered by ASF martyrs is our pride.”

Lt Gen Mukhtar said airports were the most sensitive installations of the country and the ASF needed to be on high alert all the time. He said capacity building and awareness of latest weapons and equipment was the need of the hour.

He congratulated the participants on the completion of the 45th Basic Aviation Security Course and 20th Officers Basic Aviation Security Course and said he hoped that they would become the face of their organisation.

Published in Dawn, March 20th, 2016

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