Pakistan to introduce Anti- Terrorism campaign from next year
My Times Today.The Pakistani government on Wednesday announced to launch a wide-ranging comprehensive operation to counter-terrorism and target killing across the country in March 2019.
Minister of State for Interior Shehryar Khan Afridi told media that the government has decided to launch the National Action Plan, a comprehensive action plan to crack down on terrorism and to supplement the ongoing anti-terrorist offensive.
The announcement came after the targeted killing of former parliamentarian and senior politician Syed Ali Raza Abidi who was shot dead by unknown assailants outside his house in Karachi, Xinhua news agency reported.
The minister said the political and military leadership and key security agencies would sit together to take decisions to bring betterment to the country`s national security plan.
The minister said the government will also revive the National Counter Terrorism Authority, the country`s national organisation established to gather intelligence and disseminate and coordinate between all relevant stakeholders to counter terrorism and extremism.