Former militants say their leaders misled them and used them as pawns of war for personal gains.
The operation is a major achievement in the war on terror, observers and officials say.
The 2-week special forces exercise in Riyadh will run November 25-December 10.
The strategy of securing the Pakistan-Afghanistan border and engaging religious scholars is paying off, analysts say.
KP Inspector General of Police Salahuddin Khan Mehsud visited those wounded in a deadly suicide bombing on November 24.
Effective implementation of the NAP and NACTA is contributing to improved security and fewer terrorist attacks, say officials.
The Russian Ministry of Defence attempted to pass off images from a video game as 'proof' the US military was aiding militants. Social media users debunked Moscow's claims.
'The counselling process helped me to understand the truth,' one former militant told Pakistan Forward. 'It has changed my life.'
The rally, which involved a 3,000km-long drive across Pakistan, was a clear message of hope and peace, participants and officials say.