PM Imran, COAS Gen Bajwa discuss national, regional security situation

PM Imran, COAS Gen Bajwa discuss national, regional security situation

Islamabad (Web Desk): Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed security and regional stability situation.

According to sources, the premier and the meeting held at Prime Minister’s House in Islamabad.

Matters pertaining to national security and regional situation were discussed in the meeting.

Earlier today, Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting of the Apex Committee of National Action Plan (NAP) which was attended by COAS Bajwa, Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzfar, National Security Adviser (NSA) Moeed Yusuf and federal ministers.

The committee was briefed about the security situation of the country in the while the current situation in Afghanistan and other issues were discussed.

The apex committee strongly condemned the Peshawar attack and offered condolences for the martyrs who lost their lives in the attack.

It stressed upon the need to strengthen the role of National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) to coordinate measures essential for countering terrorism and capacity building of Counter Terrorism Departments (CTD).

It was also highlighted that provinces need to allocate more resources for conducting effective investigations by adopting scientific techniques and setting up modern forensic labs.

The need to accord conclusive end to terrorism cases in courts of law was emphasised during the meeting.