PM to convene high-level meeting on Tuesday

Published: December 28, 2014
Nawaz Sharif chairing a meeting on implementation of the National Action Plan. PHOTO: PID

Nawaz Sharif chairing a meeting on implementation of the National Action Plan. PHOTO: PID

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will convene a high-level meeting on Tuesday to discuss steps to be taken on internal security, including the National Action Plan on counter-terrorism.

The army chief General Raheel Sharif will also be in attendance. According to an official statement, DG ISI General Rizwan Akhtar, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar and all others concerned will also attend the meeting.

Interestingly, Tuesday is also the deadline for all 15 sub-committees on the National Action Plan to submit their recommendations as well as the road maps of the implementation to the premier as well.

Sources said the prime minister, on Tuesday, might also direct the concerned authorities to carry out the roadmap of implementation within a fixed time period.

Nawaz, Shahbaz discuss counter-terrorism for Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Lahore on Sunday to discuss the counter-terrorism strategy and its implementation in Punjab.

In a meeting at Jati Umra, Raiwind, the Punjab chief minster briefed the premier on decisions taken by the provincial committee, which the chief minister is heading himself, to implement the National Action Plan.

The committee comprises corps commander Lahore, inspector general Punjab police, home secretary, among others.

Sources said that Shahbaz had sought draft legislation from the law department to address every angle of extremism, terrorism and fundamentalism from the province. The legislation, once finalised, will be presented in the Punjab assembly for ratification.

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Reader Comments (4)

  • sabi
    Dec 28, 2014 - 6:10PM

    Can we win this war without declaring state of emergency knowing well the enemy is deeply penetrated inside our ranks and will definitely sabotage national plan as has been the case in past.


  • raider
    Dec 28, 2014 - 6:22PM

    carry on your business and do nothing


  • Ch. Allah Daad
    Dec 28, 2014 - 6:32PM

    Its encouraging to watch that Prime Minister has taken each and every step very carefully considering every aspect of the problem. As this war will go for years, spending few weeks on thinking and planning is not a bad idea. Any misstep, adventure or revenge could lead us into a civil war.


  • o
    Dec 29, 2014 - 10:06AM

    @Ch. Allah Daad:
    Some sychophant you are Ch. And you are not even embarrassed.


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