Anti-Pakistan slogans rejected in NAP implementation meeting
Participants of the meeting discussed the recent political turmoil that unfolded in Karachi after the chief of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement with a dozen of party leaders and workers raised anti-Pakistan slogans at a demonstration and provoked them to attack media houses including ARY News on Monday.
They unanimously condemned MQM chief’s anti-Pakistan slogans and speeches, rejecting them in strongest words.
Led by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, the meeting also decided to improve the process of reforms in the federally administered tribal areas (FATA).
Head of the NAP Task Force Lieutenant General (R) Nasir Khan Janjua, also the adviser to Prime Minister on National Security, briefed the premier Army Chief General Raheel Sharif and Director General (DG) Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar and others on the current status of the NAP’s implementation.
As the pressure mounts on Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government in the centre and country’s law enforcement agencies to show results that the National Action Plan is working effectively, the government started the recent round of meetings last week.
The premier made the announcement following the inauguration of a newly built 17,000-tonne Pakistan Navy Warship fleet tanker at Karachi Shipyard on Friday.
Reiterating government’s will to eliminate terrorism from the country, he said it was important that the provincial governments also give their input in the ongoing war against terrorism and so the centre would want their support.
In the aftermath of the Army Public School, Peshawar attack in 2014, the government started NAP in the country after all key political parties nodded in agreement to have such a plan that could deal with terrorism without losing precious lives.