NSA, US ambassador discuss security situation

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NSA, US ambassador discuss security situation

ISLAMABAD, Oct 26 (APP): United States ambassador David Hale
called on National Security Adviser Lt Gen ® Nasser Khan Janjua Wednesday here and discussed issues concerning heinous terrorist attack on Police Training College in Quetta, counter terrorism operations and cross border attacks.
The ambassador condemned the attack on Quetta’s Police Training College and expressed his deepest regrets and also offered all out help from US.
The National Security Adviser briefed him on the efforts Pakistan was making to improve the security situation by implementing National Action Plan.
The adviser also emphasized on the need to break the nexus of
Afghanistan based terrorists who were operating under the patronage of NDS and RAW.
They were being covertly supported to come and hit the soft targets in Pakistan, he added.
He said terrorists who attacked the Police Training College were constantly in touch with their accomplices based in Afghanistan, adding Pakistan needed US support in the matter.
The National Security Adviser stated that peace in Afghanistan was directly linked to peace in Pakistan and political reconciliation in Afghanistan was inevitable for stability of the region.
The US ambassador also apprised NSA of the initiatives US had taken to improve security situation in Afghanistan.