Terrorism will be eliminated from every corner of Pakistan, says Nawaz Sharif

Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday reaffirmed Pakistan's "unflinching" resolve that terrorism will be eliminated from "every nook and corner" of the country as he vowed to defeat forces threatening the children from going to schools.

Sharif chaired a high-level meeting to review the progress on the implementation of National Action Plan all over the country.

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. File photo AFP

Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. File photo AFP

The meeting was briefed about different stages of implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP), with Sharif saying that successful implementation of NAP was an imperative for everyone, according to a statement.

The prime minister stated that "terrorism will be eliminated from every nook and corner of the country".

"He also stated that the national resolve to fight terrorism and extremism is unflinching and those who are threatening our kids from going to schools will be defeated," according to the statement.

He chaired a similar high-level meeting three days ago during which he was briefed in detail on the 20 January Bacha Khan University attack in Charsadda that killed 21 people mostly students and the investigations made so far.

Chief of army staff General Raheel Sharif, Interior Minister Nisar Ali Khan, Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence Lt. General Rizwan Akhtar, National Security Advisor Lt. General (R) Nasser Khan Janjua and other senior civil and military officials attended the meeting.


Updated Date: Feb 01, 2016 17:14 PM

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