National Security Committee meeting held in Islamabad

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National Security Committee meeting held in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the National Security Committee to review the security situation in Balochistan.

The meeting was attended by Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshall Sohail Aman and other senior civil and military officials.

They reviewed the security situation in Balochistan and condemned the recent attacks on police officials in Quetta, as well as the Pakistan Army post in Bajaur Agency in which two soldiers were martyred.

The committee appreciated the significant improvement brought through the tireless work of the armed forces and law enforcement agencies, and expressed concern over the increasingly exposed activities of hostile intelligence agencies to destabilise Pakistan.

The committee affirmed that the federal government should collaborate more deeply with the Balochistan government for rapid socioeconomic development of the province.