SIALKOT: Federal Interior Minister Rehman Malik said on Saturday that the government has broken the back of Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) through effective anti-terrorism strategy and now country was moving towards the goal of durable peace, political and economic stability.
Addressing the participants of an important meeting held at the auditorium of Sialkot Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), he urged the nation to unite for uprooting terrorism and militancy from the country, claiming that the governments' anti-terrorism measures including the 3’D’ policy were helping to control the terrorism in the country.
Malik claimed that the government has controlled terrorism to a great extant in Quetta and now every thing was calm everywhere in Pakistan, except for Karachi.
The interior minister said that the situation would soon become normal in Karachi as the government has adopted effective and rapid response options to eliminate terrorism in the megalopolis with the sole objective of making Karachi a peaceful city and economical hub of Pakistan.
Malik further pledged to bring peace everywhere in Pakistan at any cost.
Earlier, Malik and Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan inaugurated two regional passport offices at Sialkot district. One passport office has been established at village Jajjey Sahiyaan (the native village of Malik) on the outskirts of Sialkot.
A regional passport office has also been established at the SCCI to entertain the Sialkot business community.