ISLAMABAD – Senator Mushahid Hussain Syed on Tuesday said that broad-based national counter-extremism policy will be formulated soon.

This was stated by him while addressing the meeting of the steering committee formed by National Counter-Terrorism Authority (Nacta) to formulate the National Counter-Extremism Policy for Pakistan (NCEP).

He said it is time that a comprehensive national doable framework be introduced to root out the menace of terrorism and extremism from the society.

All provincial Home Departments, Home Departments of AJK, Gilgit-Baltistan and FATA gave presentations to the Steering Committee. Discussions were held about issues, typology and causes of extremism.