Minister: (Zarb-e-Azb to continue till restoration of permanent peace: Kh. Asif)

June 22, 2015 Off By Web Desk

ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif on Tuesday said that operation Zarb-e-Azb would continue till restoration of permanent peace and tranquility in the tribal areas.

Talking to a news channel, he said the international community had acknowledged the efforts of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for peace in the South Asian region.

He said the Prime Minister has a clear policy of maintaining friendly relations with neighbouring countries. Khawaja Asif, who is also Minister for Water and Power, said that steps had been taken to ensure uninterrupted power supply during Sehr and Iftar timings.