RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and COAS Raheel Sharif on Thursday discussed the role of intelligence agencies and their collaborators in fomenting instability in Pakistan, ISPR said.
According to press release, high level security meeting was held at HQ ISI which reviewed the entire internal and external threat spectrum including terrorists’ networks and their linkages.
“Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif highly appreciated the efforts and achievements of Army and intelligence agencies in achieving major break throughs and bringing a noticeable change in the security environment of the country. PM also paid tributes to the valiant officers and men of Army and intelligence agencies who had sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. Prime Minister said that entire nation is truly proud of its premier intelligence agency, its officers and men who have countless successes on their name which truly merit due recognition and acknowledgement. Prime Minister reiterated that the Government and the nation stands behind its armed forces and intelligence agencies in the fight and expressed the resolve that we will collectively defeat all designs of our enemies to make Pakistan a secure and prosperous country”, statement revealed.
“COAS emphasized that terrorists are externally funded and internally facilitated. He also underscored the need for continued efforts across the country in consolidating gains made in operation ZeA and ongoing IBOs to ensure a permanent and sustainable peace in the country”, ISPR said.
Federal Ministerr, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and NSA Lt Gen(r) Nasser Janjua were also present in the meeting.