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PM Abbasi Summons NSC Meeting Today

Islamabad(May  19, 2018): A meeting of the National Security Committee has been summoned by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Saturday (today).

The meeting, to be held at PM House in Islamabad, would be attended by Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat and the chiefs of Armed Forces, among others.

Matters pertaining to national and regional security as well as the border situation would be brought under discussion at the meeting, the sources added. NSC Terms Nawaz’s Statement ‘Completely False, Misleading’On May 14, the National Security Committee (NSC) had categorically denied statement of the former PM Nawaz Sharif about the 2008 Mumbai attacks and unanimously termed it “completely false and misleading”.

The NSC, which met under the chair of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi , said in its statement that the country’s top civil and military leadership conducted a detailed review of Nawaz’s statement printed in a newspaper interview.

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The NSC said it was unfortunate and regrettable that concrete evidence and facts were ignored in the statement.

It also stated that India denied Pakistani investigators access to Ajmal Kasab, the convicted Mumbai attacker who was hanged by India.

The NSC meeting was attended by Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee, Services Chiefs, DG ISI, National Security Adviser, Federal Ministers and others.

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