‘Pakistan suffered heavy losses in fighting war on terror’

Published December 5, 2014
Parliamentary Secretary for Interior Mariyam Aurangzeb says over 50,000 Pakistanis have died and Rs80bn has been lost in the war on terror. – Photo na.gov.pk
Parliamentary Secretary for Interior Mariyam Aurangzeb says over 50,000 Pakistanis have died and Rs80bn has been lost in the war on terror. – Photo na.gov.pk

ISLAMABAD: Parliamentary Secretary for Interior Mariyam Aurangzeb on Friday said that Pakistan had suffered heavy losses in fighting the war on terror.

“Pakistan has given unprecedented sacrifices against the war on terrorism,” she said while speaking to Pakistan Television channel.

Aurangzeb said that more than 50,000 people including army, police, and civilians have lost their lives in the war on terror. She added that the country has also lost Rs80 billion in this war.

The parliamentary secretary said that taking measures for eliminating terrorism was the provincial subject after the 18th Constitutional Amendment.

She said that all provinces had collected the data of the martyred and injured and sent to the ministry of interior department for necessary procedure.

Replying to a question, Mariyam Aurangzeb said that there are “no reports” of Islamic States (IS), also known by Arabic acronym Daish, in Pakistan.

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