High level meeting at GHQ reviews progress on Zarb e Azb, NAP

RAWALPINDI Aug 12 (APP): High level security meeting held on Friday at General Headquarters (GHQ) was attended by Principle Staff Officers (PSOs), DG ISI and Commander Rawalpindi Corps, reviewed progress on Operation Zarb e Azb and National Action Plan (NAP).

According to ISPR, reviewing the progress of operation Zarb e  Azb and NAP, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif said, NAP is central to achievements of our objectives and its lack of progress is affecting the consolidation phase of Operation Zarb e Azb.

“Unless all prongs deliver meaningfully and all inadequacies are addressed, remnants of terrorism would continue to simmer and long term peace and stability would remain a distant dream.

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“We have come a long way in fighting this war on Terror and
reversing the tide towards eliminating this scourge from our soil. The whole nation has been standing alongside its security forces.

While there has been considerable improvement in security
environment and dividends have started to reach masses, any distracting and inciting comments and theories by some quarters are unhelpful and undermining the overall national effort.

Synergized National response is the prime requirement at this time to successfully conclude our efforts.

I salute the people of Pakistan, all security forces and
intelligence agencies, for their tireless efforts and sacrifices to bring about peace and stability.”

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The forum reaffirmed its resolve to continue to contribute
towards full spectrum national security.