Pak Affairs

13th Counter IED meeting held

RAWALPINDI: The 13th Counter Improvised Explosives Devices (IED) Working Group meeting was at General Headquarters, participated by delegates from Afghan National Army (ANA), International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Pakistan Army. According to an ISPR release, participants dwelt at length on measures to counter the IED threat faced by the civil population as well as Security Forces on both sides of the Pak-Afghan border.

The participants expressed their satisfaction over the progress made so far, since establishment of the Working Group as a Sub Committee of the Tripartite Commission. The Working Group resolved to take forward the good work already done through more intimate cooperation in the field of Counter IED. Brigadier General Mohammad Salim, Director General Disaster Response ANA led the Afghan delegation while Brigadier Pevil Matsko, Slovakian Army headed the ISAF delegation. Brigadier Farooq Murrawat led the Pakistan side.-SANA

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