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Prime Minister chairs meeting on overall strategy against terrorists

Islamabad, March 28, 2016 (PPI-OT): Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting in Lahore today. The meeting reviewed Lahore terror attack and the overall strategy against terrorists.

The meeting was briefed by heads of Law Enforcement and Intelligence Agencies on different leads-based progress regarding the Lahore terror attack.

The Prime Minister said that winning the war on terror is imperative for us. Our resolve to fight terrorism as a nation and as a government is getting stronger while the coward enemy is trying for soft targets. Our goal is not only to eliminate terror infrastructure but also the extremist mind-set, which is a threat to our way of life’, expressed the Prime Minister.

‘I want more proactive coordination between Law Enforcement and Intelligence agencies. Provinces should speed up intelligence-based operations against terrorists. We must take this war to the doors of terrorist outfits before they are able to hit our innocent countrymen’, resolved the Prime Minister.

The Prime Minister said that the terrorists have assassinated our kids; sons and daughters in this war, and God willing, we will wipe them out from this country, resolved the Prime Minister.

The meeting was attended by Mr Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister Punjab, Ch Nisar Ali Khan, Minister for Interior, and Rana Sanaullah Khan, Law Minister Punjab. DG IB, Chief Secretary Punjab, Home Secretary Punjab, IG Punjab and other senior government officials were also present during the meeting.

Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister visited Jinnah hospital Lahore on his arrival from Islamabad and met the injured of Gulshan-i-Iqbal tragedy. Wishing them good health and speedy recovery, the Prime Minister spent some time with the injured and was also briefed on their condition by hospital management. The Prime Minister directed for special medical care of the injured.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +92-51-9252323 and +92-51-9252324
Fax: +92-51-9252325 and +92-51-9252326
Email: piopid@gmail.com

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