Islamabad (August 16, 2017): Participants of the high level meeting of National Security Committee chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi expressed satisfaction at the progress of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad and reiterated the resolve for the indiscriminate continuation of the operation.
According to the details, meeting of the National Security Council (NSC), chaired by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, reviewed in detail the situation along the Line of Control (LoC) and the Afghan border.The chiefs of all the three branches of the armed forces attended the meeting during, which the issues pertaining to internal and external challenges being faced by the country were discussed and reviewed. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah also attended the meeting.
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The meeting was also attended by Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, Defense Minister Khurram Dashtagir Khan, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.
The participants of the meeting reviewed the progress of ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad against terrorism and the overall law and order situation in the country.
According to sources, the incidents of unprovoked firing and shelling by Indian forces along the Line of Control and the Working Boundary, matters pertaining to border management with Afghanistan, and construction of barrier along Pak-Afghan border were also discussed in the meeting.Strategy to highlight the increasing Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir and the Kashmir issue was also discussed by the participants.
In reference to Afghanistan, the attendees of the meeting agreed that Afghanistan needs to control movement from the Afghan side of the border and stop incidents of cross-border firing and shelling.
The internal security situation of the country was also discussed in detail and it was decided to continue security operations till elimination of terrorism from the country.
The meeting, lasting almost four hours, also discussed in detail and reviewed the progress of the security operation in Karachi.
The military’s ongoing Operation Raddul Fasaad and Operation Khyber-4 also came under discussion.