Operation Raad-ul-Fasaad to continue till achievement to set targets: PM

Operation Raad-ul-Fasaad to continue till achievement to set targets: PM

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif says Pakistan is determined to remain steadfast to undertake all steps for eliminating terrorists without any discrimination of geographic region, color or sect.

He was chairing a high-level security meeting in Islamabad on Friday.

The Prime Minister stated that across the board consensus amongst all the stakeholders and the overwhelming sentiments of our people to get rid of terrorism and extremism guarantee a comprehensive win in this war. He said Pakistan has given immense sacrifices in its own war against terrorism.

Participants of the meeting reviewed the gains of 'Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad'; unanimously resolving that action would continue till it achieves the set targets. They underlined that the operation reflects the unilateral national resolve and commitment of complete obliteration of terrorism from the entire country.

The participants agreed to continue the offensive against terrorism and extremism in all its forms and manifestations with the fullest might of the state, and get rid of the irritants in our collective objective of ensuring a secured, peaceful and stable Pakistan. They further reiterated that national unity and support are indispensable for successful implementation of the anti terror strategy.

The meeting was attended by Federal Ministers Ch. Nisar Ali Khan, Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua and DG ISI Lt. General Naveed Mukhtar. The meeting was also attended by other senior civil and military officials.