Pakistan News Service

Tuesday Dec 11, 2018, Rabi-al-thani 2, 1440 Hijri
Pakistan News Home -> Top -> News Details

Pakistan achieved remarkable success against terrorism: Shahid Khaqan

13 January, 2018

  Related News  
Entire Pakistani nation felt betrayed over recent US statements: COAS
Kasur in a grip of Protesters after murder of Zianab
  More on this View All

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday said Pakistan had achieved remarkable success against terrorism and there existed no more “so-called sanctuaries” for them on the soil. Addressing the participants of National Security and War Course here at the National Defence University (NDU), the Prime Minister said the tide had turned against terrorists and their capacity to conduct activities had been immensely curtailed. The Prime Minister said the State was fully conscious of the challenges relating to national security as it was tackling both internal and external problems.

He mentioned that Operation “Raddul Fasaad “against terrorists was underway to purge the society from sleeper cells and sympathizers of extremists. He said there had been a paradigm shift not only from state-centric focus to societal security concerns, but also in the concept and understanding of national security.

He said the current security environment was increasingly fluid and was shaped by a dynamic mix of continuing and emerging challenges and opportunities.

Congratulating the course graduates, the Prime Minister called upon them to take steps in complimenting the national response against the threats faced by the country.

He also appreciated the contribution of NDU in refining and defining national security concepts of the participants and enabling civilian policy-makers to acquire a better understanding of issues concerning national security.

Later, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi gave away certificates among the graduates of the course.

The graduation ceremony marked the culmination of National Security and War Course which had commenced last August and was attended by 29 selected participants from Civil Service of Pakistan alongwith members of the Armed Forces.

The main focus of the course was to enable its members to comprehend the interplay of all elements of national power in contrast of a comprehensive national security. It was emphasized that Pakistan’s current challenges warranted a national security response through a ‘Whole of the Nation’ approach.

 What do you think about the story ? Leave your comments!

Heading (Optional)
Your Comments: *

Your Name:*
E-mail (Optional):
City (Optional):
Country (Optional):
Field marked(*) are mandatory.
Note. The PakTribune will publish as many comments as possible but cannot guarantee publication of all. PakTribune keeps its rights reserved to edit the comments for reasons of clarity, brevity and morality. The external links like http:// https:// etc... are not allowed for the time being to be posted inside comments to discourage spammers.

  Speak Out View All
Military Courts
Imran - Qadri long march
Candid Corner
Exclusive by
Lt. Col. Riaz Jafri (Retd)
Pakistan itself a victim of state-sponsored terrorism: Qamar Bajwa
Should You Try Napping During the Workday?
Suggested Sites