Prime Minister chairs meeting of National Security Committee

May 31, 2017

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif chaired meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) in Islamabad today.

 

          The NSC deliberated upon overall internal and external security situation of the country. Situation on eastern and western borders was also discussed.

 

          National Security Committee expressed serious concern over the atrocities of Indian forces on the innocent people of Jammu and Kashmir and resolved to continue moral and diplomatic support to the Kashmiris.

         

The Committee also expressed satisfaction over the sustained gains achieved from anti-terrorism operations, particularly Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad.

 

Security for CPEC projects also came under discussion during the meeting.

 

Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif, Minister for Finance Mr. Ishaq Dar, Minister for Interior Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Minister for Planning & Development Mr. Ahsan Iqbal, Advisor to PM on Foreign Affairs Mr. Sartaj Aziz, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Director General ISI Lt. General Naveed Mukhtar, Director General FWO Lt. General Muhammad Afzal and National Security Advisor Lt. Gen. (R) Nasser Khan Janjua attended the meeting.

 

Earlier, Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on the Prime Minister and discussed matters pertaining to operational preparedness of the Pakistan Army.