Meeting reiterates resolve to defeat ideas of extremism & terrorism

15 Feb, 2017 7:02 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reiterated the national resolve to complete physical and ideological annihilation of terrorism and extremism.

The resolve was reiterated during the meeting held to review security in the country at PM House on Wednesday.

Interior Minister Ch Nisar Ali Khan, Minister for Finance Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua, National Security Advisor, DG Counter Terrorism, DG ISI and DG IB were also present.

The meeting condemned the recent terror attacks of Lahore, Mohmand Agency, Peshawar and Quetta, paying homage to the great national heroes who laid down their lives for securing a peaceful future for Pakistan.

It was agreed that the gains of operations executed by military, civil armed forces and police will not be lost and the state would ensure that terrorists do not resurge at any cost. “The armed forces, police & other civilian law enforcement agencies and people at large have rendered unrivalled sacrifices in this war against terrorism. The narrative of terror has failed to prevail and the narrative of peace, stability and prosperity has taken over.”


The meeting reinforced that the overall situation in the country has improved including FATA, Balochistan and Karachi as a result of the state’s offensive against terrorists and miscreants.

The meeting made a resolve that terrorism emanating within the country or executed and harbored from outside the country would be eliminated and those posing threat to peace and security of the country would be liquidated by the might of the state.




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