Interior Minister, US ambassador meet


ISLAMABAD: United States Ambassador to Pakistan, Richard Olson Monday called on Federal Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan at Punjab House.

The ambassador expressed his condolences over the precious loss of innocent lives during the tragic incident of Army Public School, Peshawar, a press release said.

He pledged that the international community will keep on extending its support for Pakistan’s fight against extremism.

The minister acknowledged the ambassador’s sentiments and viewed that this was a monumental tragedy.

The minister said that one of its upshot is that, an across the board consensus has been developed between all political parties and the people of Pakistan, to deal with the menace of extremism, with extraordinary steps.

Chaudhry Nisar said that with this kind of unprecedented popular support, the government will take this fight to its logical end.

“We welcome international support to augment, our efforts in combating extremism across the country,” he added.

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