Counter-terrorism military exercises with Pakistan's allies build on troops' capacity to wipe out militancy regionally, analysts say.
Pakistan's tribal areas are nearly polio free after military operations defeated the militants, health officials say.
After successful military operations, the government is focusing on breaking the nexus of financial support to militants.
Pakistan witnessed a 44% reduction in violence-related fatalities in 2016, and a 66% drop compared to 2014, according to the Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS).
The Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) is investing in sports after military operations ousted the Taliban, paving the way for development.