Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif orders to expedite operation against terrorism
ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered to expedite the operation against terrorism.
He was chairing a high-level security meeting at PM House on Monday.
Progress and achievements of Operation ‘Raddul Fasaad’ were reviewed during the meeting. It was reiterated unanimously that elimination of extremism and terrorism are policy imperatives for Pakistan’s security.
The prime minister expressed his satisfaction on the progress made by Pakistan military and other law enforcement agencies so far and directed that the pace of implementation should be further expedited.
Various laws governing the anti-terrorism efforts were also reviewed and ways and means to make these laws more effective were discussed.
The participants paid rich tributes to the sacrifices of military and civilian security personnel and peace loving people of Pakistan. It was emphasized that enemies of peace and development will never be allowed to disrupt the attainment of peace and security across the country.
It was decided to further energize efforts on implementation of the National Action Plan and ensure better implementation of NAP by federal/provincial governments. The recent initiatives on better management of Pak-Afghan Border were also reviewed in detail.
The meeting was attended by Minister for Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Finance Minister Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Advisor to PM Sartaj Aziz, National Security Advisor Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua and DG ISI Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar as well as other senior civil and military officials.