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National Security Committee is expected to take important decisions on the day.

Important decisions on the day

PM Shehbaz is to be the chairperson of round 2 of the NSC meeting. And will present clear guidelines on the security of the country, and the economy expected to be accepted

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will chair the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting this morning (Monday) with significant decision-making expected on the suggestions discussed during the NSC meeting this week.

Military and civil servants will be present at the event, which is being hosted by the premier. Participants will debate issues that concern national security as well as economics.

PM Shehbaz is likely to be approved as round two of the NSC meeting’s chairperson with clear directions for the nation’s economic security and security.

 

Premier Minister Shehbaz Sharif presides over an event of the National Security Committee in Islamabad on December 30th, 2022. — Courtesy Press Information Department

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif will chair the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting. This morning (Monday) significant decision-making is expected on the suggestions discussed during the NSC meeting this week.

Military and civil officials are expected to attend the meeting, which is chaired by the premier. Participants will debate issues that concern national security as well as the economy.

The NSC declared militants to be “enemies of Pakistan” on December 30. And promised to take a strong stance against the return of terrorism in Pakistan.

According to sources, the NSC will be authorized to establish specific recommendations for the country’s security and economy as well as sanction decisive action against terrorists.

According to sources, important decisions will likely be based on the concepts discussed at the meeting on Friday.

Last NSC meeting

The Friday NSC discussion gave the committee permission to speed up operations against terrorists due to the nation’s growing insurgencies.

The Prime Minister’s Office stated in a statement that the NSC participants had made their opinions known in a clear manner. that Pakistan’s national interest is not in jeopardy and that no one is permitted to jeopardize the country’s security.

The PM chaired the NSC meeting that was attended by chiefs of services as well as intelligence chiefs as well as federal ministers. as the declaration had noted.

The talks come shortly after the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) declared the end of its cease-fire with Islamabad and increased attacks against security forces, particularly within Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

At the Friday meeting, participants reviewed the country’s security and economic situation, according to the statement.

State institutions and government officials agreed that Pakistan’s main interests of advancement, security, and existence will be protected with vigilance and a long-term plan. “Unequivocal opinion was expressed to defend the country’s national interests and not allow anyone to undermine the key concept of national security.”

The attendees also made tribute to the great sacrifices of martyrs and offered condolences to the families of the martyrs.

It was agreed in this meeting, that terrorists in Pakistan are enemies, and the whole nation is united under the one story of fighting terror.

“Those challenging the writ of the state will get a full-force response,” the statement read.

Terror comes back

Over the last couple of days, Pakistan has witnessed a renewed wave of terrorism, including the most recent wave of terror-related attacks at Balochistan as well as Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The previous week it was reported that it was announced that the high-ranking brass in the Pakistan Army decided to eliminate terrorists “without any distinction” as the country faces a new surge of insurgency. This has resulted in the deaths of a number of soldiers and many injured.

PM Shehbaz also stated his determination to eliminate the threat of terrorism making use of all resources available.

The premier had stated that the government would take all measures to stop the spread of terrorism across the country.

In seven separate attacks across districts of Pakistan’s southwestern province, five soldiers were killed while more than 12 were wounded.

This month the militants also took control of the compound of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in KP’s Bannu. The compound was later cleared by Pakistan Army soldiers three days after. However, four soldiers were embraced as martyrdom while 10 were injured.

 

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