Pakistan will not to allow any militant group to operate in the country or use its territory for any militant activity within or outside the country, Prime Minister Imran Khan asserted Thursday, amidst mounting international pressure to rein-in terror outfits like the JeM.
Chairing the first meeting of the National Internal Security Committee here at the Prime Minister Office, Khan said the implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP) to combat terrorism and extremism was the foremost priority of his government.
The meeting took place on a day when a delegation of the Asia-Pacific Group (APG) on money laundering, a regional affiliate of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), was in Islamabad to assess if Pakistan has made enough progress on global standards against financial crimes to warrant its exclusion from the watchdog’s grey list.
Prime Minister Khan said the formulation of the NAP was reflection of the will of the nation and a consensus document agreed upon by all political parties of the country. Read More