PM-chaired high-level meeting reviews security situation

ISLAMABAD: A high-level security meeting chaired by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday took a detailed stock of the security situation of the country in the backdrop of Sunday night’s attacks on Karachi airport and pilgrims in Taftan.

The meeting was attended by the country’s top civilian and military leadership including Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif and DG ISI Lt. General Zaheerul Islam.

The internal security and Pak-Afghan border situation came under detailed review while a decision was made to strengthen the mechanism for intelligence sharing.

Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar briefed the Army Chief on the armed assault on Karachi airport and its aftermath.