Corps commanders conference reviews security, urges implementation of National Action Plan

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The 178th Corps Commanders conference headed by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Thursday underscored the need for prompt implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) against terrorism and militancy, private media reported.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), participants of the conference at General Headquarters expressed grief over the tragic loss of innocent lives in Peshawar terrorist attack and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families and resolved not to stop operations till elimination of  the last terrorist from Pakistani soil.

The statement added that conference reviewed internal and external security situation in the country with particular focus on the ongoing operations.

“Recent upsurge in Intelligence Based Operations (IBOs) across the country was also reviewed and its effects appreciated,” it said.

“Appreciating the resolve of the national political leadership shown during the All Parties Conference, COAS said that entire nation was looking towards political and military leadership of the country to take bold and meaningful decisions leading to stern action against terrorists and their sympathizers.”

“ Much wanted and precious wider political consensus achieved against terrorism is not lost to smaller issues, the participants hoped. Key lies in all institutions joining hands for an effective and prompt implementation of a comprehensive National Action Plan without having to lose any further time, he emphasized,” added the statement.