ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has called a meeting of the apex committee, to which the civil and military leadership will be invited.
PM Shehbaz Sharif has called the apex committee meeting for 3:00 p.m. today at PM House. The civil and military leadership will be briefed on the Peshawar and Karachi terrorist attacks.
The meeting’s participants will assess the National Action Plan’s implementation (NAP).
PM Sharif presided over the apex committee meeting earlier this month at the KP Governor House.
The apex committee stated its determination to protect people’s lives and property at all costs and to make an example of terrorists who shed the blood of Pakistanis.
According to the state news agency, the committee assured the nation that those who attacked innocent Pakistanis would be punished and that the government would live up to its expectations.
The meeting went over the terrorist incidents in detail, particularly the January 30 suicide attack on the mosque in Police Lines Peshawar and its aftermath.
Intelligence officials briefed the participants on the overall security situation and the actions taken against terrorists.
The apex committee reiterated its determination not to waste the martyrs’ sacrifices or the gains made against terrorism thus far.
The committee also reviewed the implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) and deliberated on suggestions for its improvement in light of current needs.
The meeting also gave preliminary approval to proposals for upgrading the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA), CTD, and police, as well as providing them with training, weapons, technology, and other necessary equipment.
It was decided that a CTD headquarters would be built immediately in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, as well as a forensic laboratory similar to the one in Punjab.
The meeting discussed the mechanisms of border management, control, and immigration, as well as the processes of investigating terrorists, prosecuting them, and convicting them.