PM summons meeting to review progress on National Action Plan

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. — AFP/File

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has summoned an important meeting on Tuesday to review progress on the National Action Plan (NAP) to curb terrorism.

The meeting will be attended by Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (DG-ISI) General Rizwan Akhtar and other high officials.

The prime minister had spent Saturday in meetings aimed at devising a concerted strategy to ensure the effective implementation of the 20-point NAP, agreed upon by all political parties.

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The NAP was drafted in the wake of the Peshawar school attack to chalk out a comprehensive strategy to combat terrorism.

A parliamentary committee had been formed in this regard which evaluated the post Peshawar tragedy scenario and discussed necessary laws and amendments in relation to terrorism.

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