PM calls parliamentary leaders tomorrow to finalise anti-terror plan

Published December 23, 2014
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gestures while speaking to members of the media. — AP/File
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif gestures while speaking to members of the media. — AP/File

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has called in a meeting of Parliamentary leaders at the Prime Minister House on Wednesday (tomorrow).

The meeting would finalise the national action plan aimed at countering terrorism and extremism which has been prepared by a parliamentary committee in consensus with all political stakeholders in the country.

Prime Minister Nawaz would also consult Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif in this regard.

Anti-terrorism action committee meeting under way in Parliament House

A meeting of the anti-terrorism action committee meeting on Tuesday, with members of all parliamentary parties in attendance, is under way at the Parliament House in the federal capital.

The meeting is being headed by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan.

The recommendations collected by the recently constituted anti-terrorism working group of counter-terror experts will be brought forward for discussion.

Earlier, the working group had finalised its recommendations in relation to measures that can be taken for effectively combating the scourge of terrorism. The working group had evaluated the post Peshawar tragedy scenario and discussed laws pertinent to terrorism.

Take a look: Anti-terror working group finalises recommendations

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