ISLAMABAD – On Wednesday Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif presided over a high-level meeting in Islamabad to review the security situation in the country.

 The meeting condemned the recent terror attacks of Lahore, Mohmand agency, Peshawar and Quetta, and paid homage to the great national heroes who sacrificed their lives for securing people of Pakistan.

The meeting was attended by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, National Security Advisor Nasser Khan Janjua, and other senior government officials.

The meeting reiterated the national resolve of complete physical and ideological elimination of terrorism and extremism from the country.

It was agreed that the gains of operations executed by military, civil armed forces and police will not go to waste.

The meeting observed that the overall situation in the country has improved, including FATA, Balochistan and Karachi as a result of the state’s offensive against terrorists and miscreants.

The meeting resolved that terrorism emanating within the country or executed and harbored from outside the country will be curbed and those posing threat to peace and security of the country will be liquidated by the might of the state.