By Senior Correspondent
SEHWAN: Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif presided over a meeting on Friday, a day after a blast rocked shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar.
The meeting that vowed to not let sacrifices of the martyrs go in vain was attended by Chief of the Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Governor of Sindh, Muhammad Zubair, Chief Minister of Sindh, Murad Ali Shah, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Federal Minister for Finance, Ishaq Dar among other dignitaries.
The visit of the army chief and the premier has come in the next day of a suicide blast at shrine of Lal Shahbaz Qalandar that claimed at least 88 lives and wounded over 200.
During the meeting, the participants discussed involvement of a foreign hand in the attack and vowed to trace all those responsible for the deadly attack. The premier ordered all the institutions and authorities to launch full-scale crackdown against operatives of banned outfits. He directed for implementation of a zero-tolerance policy.
Nawaz Sharif declared nabbing of handlers of the operatives crucial for success in war on terror. He also directed all law enforcement agencies to utilize all sources to eliminate terrorists.
Sehwan Sharif attack was the seventh terror attack in five days in four provinces and the government held terrorists in Afghanistan responsible for the fresh wave of terrorism.
The army chief summoned Afghan officials to General Headquarters today and demanded the neighboring government to handover 76 ‘most wanted’ terrorists
PM Nawaz, army chief visit Sehwan Sharif
SEHWAN/NAWABSHAH: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif visited Nawabshah hospital to inquire about the health of those injured people in deadly suicide blast at Qalander Lal Shehbaz Shrine on Thursday.
The prime minister directed the doctors to provide better treatment to the injured people and help the families. Later, moved to Sehwan and held an important security meeting to curb terrorism PM clearly directed the authorities.
The prime minister was accompanied by the Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, National Security Adviser Nasir Janjua, Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair, and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and others.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif also visited the shrine of Saint Qalander Lal Shahbaz, where At least 90 people including nine women and 20 children were killed and over 300 others injured yesterday.