'High-level' task force to be established for NAP implementation

09:56 PM | 11 Aug, 2016
'High-level' task force to be established for NAP implementation
ISLAMABAD (Staff Report) – Top military and civilian leadership of the country held a meeting on Thursday to discuss the security situation of the country.

The meeting decided to establish 'high-level' task force, comprising representatives of all concerned departments and agencies, to monitor the execution of National Action Plan (NAP).

The six-hour long meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, took strategic review of the regional and internal security situation, reported Radio Pakistan.

Nawaz, while asking to take time-bound and result-oriented action to eliminate terrorism from the country, directed that every effort must be made to implement NAP.

Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, DG ISI Lt Gen Rizwan Akhtar and other senior ministers and officials were present at the meeting.

The participants stressed the necessity to provide sufficient resources to the intelligence agencies, claiming that they play a vital role in safeguarding the country.

In the meeting it was reaffirmed that restoration of complete peace and tranquility will remain priority of the government and state institutions.