Islamabad - Army Chief General Raheel Sharif yesterday reiterated zero tolerance for terrorists and directed all concerned to continue focused efforts for sustainable peace and security.

Speaking at the Corps Commander Conference in Rawalpindi, the army chief expressed complete satisfaction over progress of Operation Zarb-e-Azb, and operational preparedness of the army.

Lauding recent phenomenal successes of security/intelligence agencies in intelligence-based operations (IBOs) for breaking the terror nexus across the country, army chief reiterated zero tolerance for terrorist organisations and directed all concerned to continue focused efforts till achievement of sustainable peace and security.

He paid rich tributes to the officers and men involved in operation for their sacrifices and successes. Participants of the conference had a detailed review of overall internal and external security situation, emerging geo-strategic environment and its relevance to Pakistan. They were briefed about prevailing and emerging threats, ongoing operations of security and intelligence agencies for breaking the nexus between terrorists and their support mechanism.