Pak army and air force chiefs review Operation ``Zarb-i-Azb``

Pakistan`s Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, visited Air Headquarters in Islamabad on Thursday.

ANI| Last Updated: Jun 19, 2014, 17:51 PM IST

Islamabad: Pakistan`s Chief of Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif, visited Air Headquarters in Islamabad on Thursday.

He met Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Tahir Rafique Butt, a statement issued on the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) website said.

According to the statement, progress of the ongoing Operation `Zarb-i-Azb` was reviewed, and matters of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting.

Operation `Zarb-i-Azb was launched last week against local and foreign militants in North Waziristan on the directions of the government.

The operation has been named Zarb-i-Azb", head of the Inter-Services Public Relations, Major General Asim Bajwa, said in a statement.
Azb was the name of the sword of Prophet Muhammad.