Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited Wana, South Waziristan Agency to meet the field commanders and troops deployed in the area. During the day long visit, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani appreciated the morale and spirit of the troops employed in the Operation Rah-e-Nijat. He said that the Army is not conducting operations against any tribe or area, but against handful of terrorists who have not only destroyed the peace and tribal traditions of the area but have also made the majority of the people hostage to their anti-state agenda. He also reiterated that the operations are being conducted by the Pakistani Armed Forces without any outside support. On arrival in the area, he was received by the Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Muhammad Masood Aslam.