Islamabad, February 19, 2014 (PPI-OT): A meeting of the Standing Committee on Interior and Narcotics Control was held today on 19th February, 2014 at 01:30 pm in Committee Room No. 02, Parliament House, Islamabad under the Chairmanship of Rana Shamim Ahmad Khan, MNA to discuss the agenda “A comprehensive briefing by the Ministry of Interior and Narcotics Control and its attached Departments (except Narcotics Control)”. The following Members attended the meeting;
i. Syed Iftikhar-ul-Hassan MNA ii. Ms. Tahmina Daultana MNA iii. Mr. Nauman Islam Shaikh MNA iv. Nawab Muhammad Yousaf Talpur MNA v. Ms. Naeema Kishwer Khan MNA vi. Dr. Arif Alvi MNA vii. Syed Asif Hasnain MNA viii. Sardar Nabeel Ahmed Gabol MNA ix. Mr. Sher Akbar Khan MNA x. Makhdoom Syed Ali Hassan Gillani MNA
The Standing Committee passed a unanimous resolution condemning recent terrorist attacks on AAJ TV, Nawai Waqt TV and ARY TV. The committee strongly condemned the heinous crime of killing of 23 Frontier Constabulary soldiers and 22 police cops in Karachi as well as other terrorist attacks. Sure Fateha was also recited for the deceased victims of terrorist attacks.
The committee was briefed on the working of Ministry of Interior and its attached departments. The Minister of State Mr. Balighur Rehman told the Committee that a National Security Policy will soon be presented before the Cabinet. It was further told that intelligence sharing among all the agencies has increased and all departments under Ministry of Interior has been made proactive rather being reactive. The meeting was thereafter adjourned.
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