Nisar urges nation to unite against terrorism


Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Saturday stressed the need for the nation to unite in the war against terrorism.

“The solution is not to fight among ourselves, rather, we should unite as a nation and fight terrorism together,” he said in reference to the massacre of Ismaili Shias in Karachi’s Safoora Chowrangi area.

He said that the war on terrorism would be won at all costs to make the country a ‘cradle of peace’.

According to the minister, stern measures have been taken against miscreants and terrorists in the country due to which they were now “targeting soft targets in desperation”. He added that terrorists aimed to drive a wedge in society through acts of terrorism and it is the responsibility of the entire nation and political parties to commit to the defeat against terrorists.

Commenting on the overall law and order situation in the country, he said that since the launch of the operation in June 2014 against terrorism, things had improved and reassured that further efforts to eradicate criminal acts would be beefed up.

The minister said that he was going to prepare a three-year schedule for each union council which he would then also prepare for each province.