The visiting US diplomat was also briefed about the steps taken by Pakistan to check cross
border movement of undesirable elements.
The sources said surprise/roving nakas on frequented/un-frequented routes are conducted to strictly check cross
border movement by unwanted elements and stop smuggling.
Pakistan has started to fence its long and porous border with Afghanistan to check cross
border militant movement but Kabul is opposed to the fencing of border which it claims is disputed.
COAS General Raheel Sharif said that clearance of mountain passes in Rajgal despite this being the most treacherous terrain where terrorists were entrenched on the high mountain passes to stay both sides of the border, is a manifestation of Pakistan's commitment to check cross
border movement and will go a long way in helping our initiative of Border Management.
I personally believe that once a mechanism is drawn up to check cross
border activities in those porous areas, the prevalence of HIV/AIDS will reduce considerably," he pointed out.
To reach her classroom, the small girl crosses some lofty mountains, streams, treacherous dirt tracks meandering through dense forests and a gate in huge concertina wires-the fence, technically called Anti Infiltration Obstacle System (AIOS)-- that was constructed by Army following ceasefire at the Line of Control (LoC) in 2003 to check cross
border illegal activities.
The Prime Minister said Pakistan has been consistently calling for installation of Biometric System and increase in the number of posts to check cross
border movement of undesirable elements from either side.
The village is now surrounded by a fence (technically called the Anti -Infiltration Obstacle System) with high security check at the gates that connect the village to rest of the state and country at large, constructed to check cross
border illegal activities after the Kargil War.
With a view to check cross
border movement, Pakistan is building a fence along the border.
Clearance of mountain passes in Rajgal a manifestation of Pakistan's commitment to check cross
border movement besides help initiating border management.
It was reminded to check cross
border terrorism from Afghan soil by reoccupying vacated border posts and increasing the numbers since it has less than 200 posts as against 900 of Pakistan.
She said border management should be improved between the two countries to check cross