He said that the cowardly attack on the judiciary carried out in a hospital was an attempt to undermine the success of operation Zarb-e-Azb. He strongly stated the valiant armed forces would not allow anyone to reverse gains against terrorism. They expressed their deepest sympathies with the aggrieved families and injured of the Quetta blast.
General Raheel Sharif presided over the meeting which was attended by all Corps Commanders and Principal Staff Officers, where he was given a detailed briefing on the ongoing military operations and the security situation in the country with particular reference to counter terrorism domain.
He directed the Commanders and intelligence agencies that they should further intensify the combing and targeted operations with full vigour to eliminate terrorists and sleeper cells.
He also directed commanders to provide all necessary assistance to provincial law-enforcement agencies in their capacity building through training, resourcing and planning to integrate them effectively in counter terrorism operations.