KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday presided over a meeting of the provincial apex committee which is responsible for implementation of the anti-terror National Action Plan (NAP) in Sindh at the Governor’s House. The premier said that failing in the operation against terrorists is not an option.
The meeting was attended by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, DG Rangers Bilal Akber, security agencies officials, Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, former president Asif Ali Zardari and members of the provincial cabinet.
Participants of the meeting were briefed over the implementation of NAP in Sindh.
During the meeting, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that the nation desired results of the NAP and the country needs to get rid of the menace of terrorism once and for all, and that failure was not an option in the fight against militancy.
The premier also termed the Baldia factory fire as a grave incident. The meeting also reviewed the progress of the ongoing operation in Karachi.
Army Chief General Raheel Sharif said that Karachi had played a great role in the country’s formative years and continues to play a role in our economy. He added that peace in Karachi means prosperity for Pakistan.
He said meaningful efforts are required as well as an operation without any discrimination against all criminals regardless of ethnic, political, religious and sectarian affinity.