NAP being implemented in best national interest: PM

Premier Imran Khan also briefs federal cabinet session on recently inflated tensions between Pakistan and India

Our Correspondent March 07, 2019
Prime Minister Imran Khan. PHOTO: EXPRESS/FILE

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) is being done in the best national interest, Express News reported.

The premier remarked while chairing the federal cabinet meeting in Islamabad on Thursday.

The meeting was also briefed on national security issues and PM Imran reviewed the implementation of NAP in the country.

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He briefed the high-level huddle on the recently inflated tensions between Pakistan and India after the February 14 Pulwama attack. In response, all cabinet members lauded steps taken by the premier to curtail the crisis.

In order to alleviate the Pak-India tensions further, PM Imran told the cabinet that the government will continue to make efforts on the diplomatic front.

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On Wednesday, the prime minister said that tensions between the two nuclear-armed arch-rivals had reduced and the threat of war had been eliminated through timely decisions but cautioned party lawmakers that the situation on the borders is still tense.

While chairing a Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) parliamentary party meeting, he clarified that the crackdown on banned militant outfits was an internal security matter and the government had taken the decision without any external pressure.


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