National security top priority of the government: Afridi


ISLAMABAD, Oct 8 (APP):Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi on Monday said that national security was one of the top priority of the incumbent government and there is no compromise in this regard.
Talking to a private news channel, the Minister said Pakistan had rendered unprecedented sacrifices in war against terrorism and thousands of the civil and law enforcement agencies personnel had sacrificed their lives in this war. He said that the government had taken very effective measures regarding national security and a line had drawn that no compromise would be made on it.
He said Pakistan was a responsible country and fully aware about its responsibilities. Pakistan had made lot of sacrifices and the present government would make the country it as impregnable, adding that coming generations would feel pride on it.
Replying to a question, he said the drive against encroachments would continue all over the country and no one was above the law. He maintained that there will be no soft corner for the land grabbers. The credit goes to Prime Minister Imran Khan for launching operation against encroachments throughout the country, he said. Shehryar Afridi said accountability would be held across the board in New Pakistan.