ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired 5th meeting of the National Security Committee of the Cabinet at the PM House on Wednesday.
Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif, Interior Minister Ch Nisar, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Army Chief Gen Raeel Sharif, Chief of Naval Staff, Chief of Air Staff, Director General ISI, National Security Advisor and other senior officials attended the meeting.
The meeting was briefed on the steps being taken for national security in the country and expressed satisfaction over counter terrorism efforts of the security institutions which have drawn wide and broad appreciation from the international leadership.
The meeting also discussed at length, the deliberations at the recently held nuclear security summit and expressed satisfaction over international acknowledgement of the safety and security standards of Pakistan’s nuclear security regime and the National Command Authority.
The meeting also expressed concern over the apparent role of hostile agencies in Pakistan.
The armed forces development programme including the procurement of F-16 fighter jets from USA was also discussed.