Punjab province did not report a single major terrorist act in the third quarter of 2016, but Balochistan witnessed a spike in violence.
The military site is expected to bring back tourists and confidence to a valley that suffered from years of occupation by extremists.
The routing of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' from the symbolic Syrian town will severely damage the group's image of a viable caliphate.
The government is implementing a sustainable rehabilitation strategy to complement a dignified return of displaced tribe members to FATA.
The 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' is using civilians as human shields among other tactics as its losses mount on the battlefield.
More than 28,000 militants have been killed in Pakistan in the past 15 years, discouraging militancy and improving the security situation, analysts say.
The focus of the 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' media machine has shifted significantly following the group's ongoing setbacks on the ground.
Displaced FATA residents are overjoyed to go home and resume their lives after security improved.
Security operations have severely weakened militant groups' ability to recruit new members and carry out massive attacks, the Pakistan Biannual Security Report indicates.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police opened a new special combat unit office outfitted with the latest technological equipment.