Talking to the media in Ankara, he said that the decision to deploy Rangers in Punjab was also taken in the Prime Minister House.
“The government is not scared of terrorism and we are firmly committed to acting against it”, he said.
Prime Minister said that they started the fight against terrorism and extremism after proper deliberation, adding that they will only breathe sigh of relief after finishing terrorism.
“We do not want Afghan soil to be used against Pakistan but unfortunately it is being used”, PM said.
He said that they have submitted proofs to Afghan government.
Nawaz Sharif said that they have broken the back of terrorists, adding that they will control the recent wave of terrorism in the country as well.
“These elements could not digest the progress of Pakistan. Unemployment was decreasing while many development projects were also underway”, he added.
He said that many major development projects were completed during the one-and-half-year period.
The statement of the Prime Minister came a day after Pakistan Army launched a nationwide military operation ‘Radd-ul-Fasaad’, which would include broad-spectrum security and counter-terrorism operations in Punjab, and continuation of ongoing operations across the country.
According to the Director-General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) wing of the Pakistan Army, the operation aims include the elimination of the residual and latent threat of terrorism, consolidating gains of operations made so far and ensuring the security of Pakistan’s borders.
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