National Security Committee meeting takes important decisions

National Security Committee meeting takes important decisions

ISLAMABAD – Prime Minister Justice (Retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk chaired the 26th meeting of the National Security Committee at Prime Minister’s House on Friday.

The meeting was attended by Minister for Defence Lt Gen (R) Naeem Khalid Lodhi, Minister for Foreign Affairs Abdullah Hussain Haroon, Minister for Finance Shamshad Akhtar, Minister for Interior Muhammad Azam Khan, Minister for Law/Information Syed Ali Zafar, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Director General ISI Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar and senior civil and military officials.

Minister for Finance Ms. Shamshad Akhtar gave a detailed presentation to the participants about the deliberations during meetings of Financial Action Task Force and International Cooperation Review Group held in Paris.

Details of the Action Plan and the way forward were also discussed during the meeting. The committee appreciated the efforts of the finance minister and her team at the forum.

The participants reiterated a firm commitment to fulfilment of obligations regarding combating money laundering and terror financing. The meeting reviewed the overall economic situation in the country. The finance minister made a detailed presentation on state of economy.