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Govt convenes parliamentary parties’ meeting for consultation on NAP

ISLAMABAD: The government has convened a parliamentary parties meeting on March 28 to hold consultation on the National Action Plan (NAP) against terrorism, Radio Pakistan reported n Monday.

In this regard, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi at the advice of Prime Minister Imran Khan, has dispatched a letter to the heads of parliamentary parties.

“The meeting is to highlight the objectives of National Action, which also includes not allowing the use of our soil for terrorist activities against any other country”, the letter read.

It further states that National Action Plan is reflective of national consensus on the issue of terrorism. It says that implementation of the plan is in the long-term interest of Pakistan.

The foreign minister says the consultation is part of the government’s commitment to swift implementation of Pakistan’s national strategy.

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He said the strategy also envisages honouring of our responsibilities with regard to the UN restrictions and out obligation to international requirements about terror financing.

Earlier on March 8, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi had said, he believes that parliamentary leaders should be taken into confidence regarding the National Action Plan (NAP) on counter terrorism.

Speaking to ARY News, Qureshi said Pakistan was going through critical time; hence the nation needs to be united.



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