Prime Minister Abbasi chairs NSC meeting to reviews on national security and LoC situation

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Wednesday chaired a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) and surveyed security circumstance along the Line of Control (LoC). This was the initially meeting of the nation’s best security body headed by the new PM who replaced Nawaz Sharif following his preclusion in the Panama Papers case.

The members asked Afghanistan to prevent penetration of activists from their side of the fringe into Pakistan and episodes of cross-border firing.

As indicated by sources, the NSC additionally talked about the nation’s internal security circumstance and it was chosen to proceed with security operations till disposal of fear based oppression from the country.

Furthermore, it additionally looked into the advance made in the rebuilding of peace in Karachi through targeted operations. The military’s progressing Operation Raddul Fasaad and Operation Khyber-4 additionally went under the discussion.

Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah and Inter Services Intelligence Director General Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar, among others, were in participation. Defence Minister Khurram Dastagir, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and other senior authorities were additionally in participation.