The National Action Plan (NAP) is a joint strategy by political and military leadership for the elimination of terrorism and extremism, said Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif while talking to assembly members of various districts on Wednesday.
The chief minister said that terrorism is a big hurdle in the progress and prosperity of Pakistan. He said that terrorism and lawlessness have caused loss of billions to the national economy. He said that the menace of terrorism will be rooted out from the country and Pakistan will be transformed into a peaceful and prosperous welfare state in accordance with the vision of founding father of the country. He said that every member of the society will have to play his role for the restoration of peace. He said that implementation of NAP will result in elimination of terrorism from Pakistan and the unity and determination of the national leadership is a strong message to the terrorists that they will soon meet their logical end.
The chief minister said that collective efforts are being made for the eradication of terrorism, extremism and sectarianism from the country and in the war against the terrorists, the final victory will be of 180 million Pakistanis. He said that the nation has unanimously decided that terrorism will be rooted out from the country and the sincere efforts being made in this regard will prove successful and Pakistan will again emerge as a haven of peace and tranquillity. He said that the day of accountability of terrorists has come and elimination of terrorism is the voice of every Pakistani.
IRON HAND FOR TERRORISTS: The chief minister said that terrorists have ruthlessly shed the blood of Pakistanis including officers and jawans of the army, police and common citizens. He said that elimination of terrorism is need of the hour and the war against terrorism is being fought with full courage and spirit. He said that the army is fighting against terrorists with courage and determination and the whole nation is in support of dealing with the terrorists with an iron hand. He said that all religions of the world give the message of love to children but the brutal elements ruthlessly martyred innocent children of Army Public School and these savages deserve no leniency. He said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has adopted a unanimous strategy with the consultation of national leadership in the war against terrorism and bold decisions have been taken in this regard. He said that war against terrorism will be won at any cost to ensure peaceful and prosperity in country.