Nawaz Sharif says the war against terrorism will be fought with greater determination
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said the war against terror will be taken to its logical conclusion with greater determination.
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said the war against terror will be taken to its logical conclusion with greater determination.
The Prime Minister was speaking at a high-level meeting here, held for reviewing law and order situation in the country after a suicide blast in Lahore claimed 16 lives, including senior police officials.
Among others, Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, and Defence Minister Khawaja Asif attended the meeting.
The Pakistan Army and other law enforcement agencies have made exemplary sacrifices in the war on terror, he said, adding that such terror activities cannot shake their determination.
Befitting response will be given to the terrorists, the PM said, adding, "it is our national duty to weed out terrorism".
On Monday, at least 16 people, including senior police officers, were killed and 73 other injured in a strong explosion near the Punjab Assembly building in Lahore.
The bomb blast occurred at Chairing Cross, Mall Road, Lahore, killing Deputy Inspector General Traffic Capt (retd) Ahmad Mobin, Senior Superintendent of Police Mahmood Gondal and Deputy Superintendent of Police Pervez Butt.
The incident occurred as hundreds of chemists were protesting nearby against a new regulatory law, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said.
A look at terrorists being gunned down by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir as search ops continue
A massive search operation in the forest areas of Jammu and Kashmir's twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri to track down ultras involved in the killing of seven army soldiers entered its sixth day on Saturday
There was no fresh contact with terrorists during the ongoing operation in the dense forest areas of Surankote in Poonch and nearby Thanamandi in Rajouri, the officials said
Almost 31 percent - one out of three - were against such a government. The recent survey was carried out among a sample of 2,170 men and women in urban and rural areas of all four provinces of Pakistan