Thousands of terrorists arrested in operation Zarb-e-Azb: Fatemi

Source:  The News Published in Current Affairs on Friday, July 24, 2015

WASHINGTON: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs, Tariq Fatemi has said that thousands of terrorists had been arrested in operation Zarb-e-Azb and they will be brought to justice soon.

In his address at Heritage Foundation, Fatemi said, “Over 190,000 Pakistan military personnel are taking part in Zarb-e-Azb, launched 13 months ago.” Pakistan has cleared Shawal area near Pak-Afghan border, he maintained.

Fatemi lauded the efforts of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, saying that he was playing effective role to restore peace.

He said China has invested $46 billions in Pakistan and added that after lifting of sanctions on Iran, volume of Pak-Iran bilateral trade will enhance.

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  • Tariq Fatemi Former Pakistan Ambassador to the United States