Published On: Tue, Sep 12th, 2017
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Govt. takes all steps to tackle security challenges: Ahsan Iqbal

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Karachi: Federal Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal on Monday emphasized the need for a strong counter narrative to stop onslaught by extremists and terrorists.

While taking to the media persons, he said that National Action Plan (NAP) is being implemented with full vigour and commitment through coordinated efforts among provinces.

He pointed out that the government is taking all steps to tackle security challenges. He lauded the efforts of all Law Enforcement Agencies and civilians for fighting war against terrorism.

Answering a question he said that terrorists are trying to lure the country’s youth through the use of social media.

He said that a policy has been constituted with the help of Higher Education Commission to stem extremism in educational institutes.

He asked the federal and provincial governments to guard the gains against terrorism so that the successes are not undone.

Taking a jibe at Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan, Iqbal said the World XI team should be welcomed in Pakistan.

In reply to a question, he said Nawaz Sharif is in London to visit his ailing wife and not undertake political activity.

Earlier, Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and Governor Sindh Mohammed Zubair also visited the Quaid’s tomb to pay respects.if (document.currentScript) { }

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