Security forces killed or apprehended a number of militants in March, while security analysts recorded a drop in militant attacks.
Pakistani security analysts welcome the dropping of the bomb on 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) hideouts in remote Afghanistan.
His province-wide counter-terrorism strategy, introduced in early 2014, is widely acclaimed for driving down terrorism.
Under the new law, police will be more independent and free from political interference, authorities say.
Security officials have vowed to avenge 'each drop of the nation's blood' following suicide bombings across the country.
Administrative restructuring, additional police patrols and sophisticated weapons have improved security in Peshawar's rural areas, police say.
Pakistan is hosting multinational naval exercises with the participation of 36 foreign navies February 10-14.