ISLAMABAD: The Karachi operation should continue at all costs, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Thursday after a meeting with Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.
Express News reported that an important meeting took place between the two leaders in Islamabad and matters of national security were discussed.
Nisar briefed the prime minister about the ongoing operation and steps taken to strengthen the police force in Karachi and the rest of the country.
PM Nawaz said militants will not be allowed to roam freely in cities and that action will be taken against miscreants.
The progress in talks with militant groups was also discussed during the meeting.
Amid speculations of massive reshuffling in the provincial police department, Rangers and the business community had sought assurance from the federal government on the continuation of the Karachi operation.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar – during his visit to Karachi – had assured businessmen that the centre will continue to support the provincial government on all security issues.
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