The top civil-military leadership committed to eliminating terrorism from the country and reviewed the internal security situation on Tuesday.
A meeting was held at the PM House in Islamabad, a day after 16 people, including three police personnel, were killed in a suicide attack in Shabqadar Bazaar of Charsadda district in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.
The country’s top civil-military leaders condemned the cowardly act of terrorism in Shabqadar, in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
“The meeting agreed that elimination of terrorism from our soil is a national resolve and paid tributes to the personnel of law enforcement and security agencies who embraced martyrdom while fighting this menace of terrorism,” it added.
Further, issues pertaining to national and internal security were discussed during the meeting which was attended by Army chief General Raheel Sharif, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar, Sartaj Aziz, and National Security Adviser Lt-Gen (r) Nasir Janjua, DG ISI Lt-Gen Rizwan Akhtar, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmed Chauhdhary and other senior officials of the government.