ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa held one-on-one meeting to discuss national security issues.
The meeting discussed the first-ever national security policy of the country, internal issues faced by the nation and the overall security situation.
Moreover, the premier later also chaired an apex committee meeting attended by COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa, DG ISI and senior ministers of the federal cabinet. The meeting discussed the ongoing situation in Afghanistan at length.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister today introduced the public version of the first-ever National Security Policy of Pakistan, emphasizing the need on improving the economy of the country so that they do not need to approach the International Monetary Fund (IMF), whose conditions may affect national security.
Addressing the launching ceremony, the prime minister lauded the national security division and said that the policy has brought clarity over national security challenges faced by the country.
PM Khan lauded the security forces for defending the homeland and said that they had rendered many sacrifices in the war against terror. “There are examples of multiple Muslim countries who remained unable to defend their territories,” he said.
The prime minister said that the security policy will pave the direction for the nation, bringing the state and public on the same path.