PM vows to defeat those threatening children from going to school

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army chief General Raheel Sharif upheld on Monday that the successful implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) is imperative and the duty of everyone.

During a high-level meeting in Islamabad, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan briefed the meeting about the different stages of NAP implementation across the country.

Praising the security personnel the prime minister said, “Unmatched sacrifices rendered by the law enforcement agencies to eliminate terrorism are commendable.”

Terrorism will be eliminated from every nook and corner of the country, he added.

PM Nawaz also said that the national resolve to fight terrorism and extremism is unflinching and “those threatening our children from going to schools will be defeated”.

Meanwhile, National Security Advisor Lt-Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua told the participants about the latest talks with his Indian counterpart Ajit Doval regarding foreign secretary-level meeting. He also said India is looking forward for arrival of a special investigation team (SIT) to help probe into the Pathankot incident.

However, information that the SIT sought has not yet been provided by India, he added.

Regarding Afghanistan, sources said the civil-military leadership agreed to make quadrilateral talks successful at all costs.

The meeting was also attended by DG ISI Lt-Gen Rizwan Akhtar and other senior civil and military officials.


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