ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday said the government is not confused on its anti-terror policy.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said democracy is only panacea to problems facing the nation and urged to stand united for a secure and bright future. Speaking in National Assembly after presentation of National Security Policy, the prime minister invited proposals and a healthy discussion in the House on the policy to further fine-tune it. He appreciated the comments of opposition leader Khursheed Ahmed Shah and said “All of us have rendered sacrifices for democracy and the atmosphere in the House is altogether different from the nineties.”
Nawaz clarified that there is no confusion in the government policy against extremism and if anybody thinks it needs more clarity, we will welcome the suggestions and recommendations. He said the process has been clear and transparent and the media and the nation were occasionally briefed about progress on the dialogue between the committees. “We have been making the dimension of dialogue clear. We had briefed the parliamentary leaders and if there would be a need, we shall again do it.” “We are ready for heart to heart discussions, seek opinions and bring about improvement,” he said with regards to the National Security Policy and appreciated Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar and his team for preparing the policy. He said the policy is not a final document and can be improved further.
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