PM Nawaz Sharif holds high level security meeting on NAP

PM Nawaz Sharif holds high level security meeting on NAP

ISLAMABAD: (APP) Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Monday expressed satisfaction on progress made by Pakistan Army and other Law Enforcement Agencies against the miscreants and directed to further expedite the pace of implementation on National Action Plan (NAP).

He was chairing a high-level security meeting here at the PM House reviewing progress and achievements of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, a statement said.

The meeting was decided to further energize efforts on implementation of NAP and ensure better implementation of NAP by federal and provincial governments.

The meeting reiterated unanimously that elimination of extremism and terrorism were policy imperatives for Pakistan's security. Various laws governing the anti-terrorism efforts were also reviewed, and ways and means to make these laws more effective were also discussed.

The participants of the meeting paid rich tributes to the sacrifices of military and civilian security personnel and peace-loving people of Pakistan.

It was emphasized that enemies of peace and development would never be allowed to disrupt the attainment of peace and security across the country.

The recent initiatives on better management of Pakistan-Afghan Border were also reviewed in detail.

The meeting was attended by Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Minister for Finance Muhammad Ishaq Dar, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, Advisor to Prime Minister Sartaj Aziz, National Security Advisor Lt General (Retd) Nasser Khan Janjua and DG ISI Lt General Naveed Mukhtar and senior civil and military officials attended the meeting.