PM, COAS discuss country's security situation in meeting
ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif called on Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif today and discussed important matters including security situation of the country.
The meeting was also attended by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and Special Assistant Tariq Fatemi.
The Army chief apprised PM of the headway made in operation Zarb-e-Azb and actions taken under National Action Plan (NAP).
The PM expressed satisfaction over Pakistan army actions against the terrorists and expressed his resolve to continue operation till the last terrorist is eliminated.
The two leaders affirmed that the terrorists will not be allowed to regroup in the country.
Sources told that both the leaders expressed their grave concern over the Attock tragedy and agreed on arresting and bringing the perpetrators to justice at every cost. They also voiced concern over violations of ceasefire agreement by India.
Agenda of talks between National Security Advisors (NSAs) of Pakistan and India also came under discussion. Advisor to PM on foreign affairs, Sartaj Aziz, briefed both the leaders in details with reference to agenda of talks. The Army chief was taken into confidence on this count.
Sources said that the matter of security situation with Afghanistan and India also featured in the meeting.
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