Nawaz Sharif reviewed Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad
04 March, 2017
Nawaz Sharif chaired a high-level security meeting at the PM's House to review Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad, and expressed resolve to continue the offensive until all targets were achieved.
The meeting, which was attended by senior civil and military officials, agreed to continue the operation against terrorism in all its forms and manifestations with the "fullest might of the state". The meeting was attended by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Adviser to PM on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz, National Security Adviser Lt Gen (r) Nasser Khan Janjua and ISI DG Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar.
The prime minister said Pakistan had given immense sacrifices in its own war against terrorism. "We are fully determined to remain steadfast in our commitment and duty to undertake all steps for eliminating terrorists without any discrimination of geographic region, colour or sect," he said.
The prime minister said that across-the-board consensus among all stakeholders and the overwhelming sentiments of people against terrorism "guarantee the wining of this war".
The participants of the meeting underlined that the ongoing operation reflected the unilateral national resolve and commitment to complete obliteration of terrorism from the country. They reiterated that national unity and support were indispensable for successful implementation of the anti-terror strategy.