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Pakistan NSA briefs Sharif, officials in crucial meeting

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Oct 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Islamabad, Oct 4: Pakistan’s tiol Security Advisor seeer Khan Janjua on Tuesday briefed Prime Minister waz Sharif and other officials on the status of implementation of the tiol Action Plan for combating terrorism and the situation along the border with India.

The provincial Chief Ministers and top government officials also attended the meetings, chaired by the Premier. In the P meeting, the participants agreed that collective efforts at the tiol level were needed to consolidate the gains made so far in the fight against terrorism.

It was agreed that there is a need to further improve collection, collation, alysis and use of intelligence input to defeat terrorism in the country, Dawn online reported.

Sharif claimed there had been a significant improvement in security in Pakistan. “We are fighting a war on terrorism and our fight against violent extremism as a tiol policy imperative,” he said.

According to media reports here, the focus of the meeting of the tiol Security Committee (NSC) later was the situation along the Line of Control and Indian “atrocities” in Kashmir.

The meeting comes a day after political leaders during an ‘All Parties Conference’ resolved to raise the Kashmir issue at various intertiol fora and said they stood united against Indian “aggression and violation of human rights” in Kashmir.

Tensions have simmered between India and Pakistan after the September 18 attack at an Indian army camp in Uri town of Jammu and Kashmir, which left 19 security personnel dead. India blamed Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammad militant group for the attack.

The relations between the neighbouring tions further deteriorated after the Indian Army on September 28 night carried out surgical strikes to destroy seven terror launch pads across the Line of Control in Pakistan-held Kashmir. Another Indian Border Security Force camp was attacked by militants on October 1 in Baramulla town of north Kashmir, which left a paramilitary personnel dead.

Earlier on Monday, Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif appraised the Prime Minister of the situation along the border with India. General Sharif met the Premier to discuss progress on various aspects of the anti-terror plan, the report said. (IANS)

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