PM, COAS discuss internal, regional security


Staff Reporter

ISLAMABAD—Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday and exchanged views on matters pertaining to internal and regional security.
The meeting was of great significant as it took place before Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s visit to the United Nations where he will highlight the atrocities being committed by the Indian occupation forces in occupied Kashmir.
Vowing to continue the war against militancy and terrorism, the Prime Minister expressed his satisfaction over security situation of the country.
The Prime Minister said the government was committed to eliminate the menace of terrorism and lauded the role of army and security agencies.
He expressed the confidence that terrorists would soon be eliminated and complete peace restored in the country.
He said that army has played an important role in order to defeat terrorism from the region.
Army Chief briefed the Premier over border management affairs along Pak-Afghan border. Both reaffirmed government’s commitment to root out militancy and extremism from the country.
The Prime Minister will leave for the United States today to attend United Nations General Assembly session where he is expected to highlight Indian atrocities in occupied Kashmir and Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing‘s interference in Pakistan.