ISLAMABAD, Sep 12 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said that the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) was the country’s first line of defence and stood out as best intelligence agency of the world.
The prime minister said this during his visit to the ISI Headquarters here. General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) and Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar DG ISI received the prime minister on arrival.
According to a press release issued by the ISPR, the Prime Minister laid a wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered Fateha.
The prime minister, who was accompanied by lead cabinet ministers, was briefed in details on various strategic intelligence and national security matters at the premier agency.
He lauded the contributions of ISI towards national security, especially in the ongoing counter-terrorism effort.
The prime minister said that the government and people of Pakistan firmly stood behind their armed forces and intelligence agencies, and greatly acknowledge the unprecedented achievements of those institutions.