Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif met Mr Pervez Khattak, Chief Minister, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa at Prime Minister's office

July 31, 2013

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif met Mr Pervez Khattak, Chief Minister, Khyber Pukhtunkhwa at Prime Minister’s office this afternoon.

Apart from discussing other matters, the Prime Minister discussed the issue of attack on D.I Khan Jail and the unfortunate incident of terrorists’ escape from there. The Prime Minister stressed the need for ensuring joint efforts among the provinces and Federal Government to avoid recurrence of such incidents in the future.

The Prime Minister assured the Chief Minister that the Federal Government is ready to provide all possible assistance to the provinces. He expressed the hope that measure will be taken by the provincial government also to address the issue.

The Prime Minister hoped that the terrorists who escaped would be arrested and the culprits of the incident punished according to law.