ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif chaired a meeting on Monday to review the progress made on counter-terror front under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad of Pakistan Army.
Chief of the Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar, Advisor to the Prime Minister on National Security, Nasser Khan Janjua, Advisor to the PM on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, Chief Minister of Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif, Director General of Inter-Services Intelligence among other dignitaries attended the meeting.
The participants reviewed the progress of institutions and forces in war on terror.
While addressing the meeting, Prime Minister expressed satisfaction over the efforts made and performance of the military and law enforcement agencies.
The participants also reviewed anti-terror laws and exchanged views on how to strengthen the laws, Radio Pakistan reported.
The premier stressed acceleration of implementation of National Action Plan both at provincial as well as federal level. PM Nawaz also called for ramping up Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad.
The military-backed offensive against banned outfits was launched last month after a new wave of terrorism hit the country claiming over 100 lives and leaving more than 200 wounded in Lahore, Sehwan Sharif and Peshawar.
Radd-ul-Fasaad was termed to be an operation that would eliminate ‘residue’ of terror left after successfully Operation Zarb-e-Azb.