PM Nawaz says war against terrorism core component of national policy


Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that war against terrorism and violent extremism is a main component of our national policy aimed at bringing peace and security in the country.

Addressing a meeting to review progress on National Action Plan against terrorism in Islamabad today, the prime minister said the nation pins hope to steer the society out from these evils once and for all and government is committed to overcoming this menace.

He said consensus on National Action Plan was emerged after brain-storming discussion among all the stakeholders.

The meeting expressed unwavering resolve of the nation and commended the countless sacrifices rendered by the Security Forces and Law Enforcement Agencies resulting the improvement in law and order situation throughout the country.

The meeting urged the need for coordinating efforts between Federal and Provincial Governments for achieving desired results.

It was agreed that further improvement in intelligence input is required to defeat designs of enemies.

The meeting agreed on the future course of National Action Plan to achieve the desired results.

The participants also lauded the work of federal and provincial intelligence agencies which have enabled the Security forces to foil various attempts of terrorists and vowed to provide them an enabling environment for implementation of NAP within the ambit of law.

Federal Ministers, Provincial Chief Ministers, Chief of Army Staff, Director General ISI, and other senior officials attended the meeting.

Earlier, National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua briefed the meeting about progress on National Action Plan.