Elaborate national strategy crucial to stamp out terrorism.

ISLAMABAD -- Minister for Interior Rana Sanaullah Khan on Thursday said that a comprehensive and effective national strategy is required to root out the menace of terrorism.

He stated this while chairing a meeting of the Coordination Committee established under the Central Apex Committee.

Minister for Law Azam Nazir Tarar, Interior Secretary Yusuf Naseem Khokhar, DG FIA, National Coordinator NECTA, IG Islamabad police, Chief Commissioner Islamabad and representatives of security agencies attended the meeting while Chief secretaries and IGs of Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir joined through video link.

Progress on the National Action Plan was reviewed while a detailed briefing was given on the progress made by all the provinces on the decisions taken in the Apex Committee meeting.

The minister directed each institution to clarify its targets in the next meeting and give a time-frame for its implementation.

The minister said that it is the prime responsibility of...

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