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Sharif expresses concern over Indian minister's statement

Sat, May 30 06:28 PM
Sharif expresses concern over Indian minister's statement

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday expressed serious concern over recent statements made by the Indian political leadership, and said that all possible measures will be taken to counter "anti-Pakistan" acts.

Sharif and Pakistani Army Chief Gen. Raheel Sharif visited the headquarters of the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and met its Director General, Maj. Rizwan Akhtar, who briefed them on the internal and external security situation of the country.

"PM expressed serious concern on recent statements by Indian political ldrship. We would take all possible measures to ctr any anti Pak acts-4," tweeted Pakistan's Director General of Inter Services Public Relations Asim Bajwa.

Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had asserted earlier that terrorists have to be neutralised by using other terrorists.

Sharif said that terrorism and extremism are the biggest challenges to a secure and prosperous Pakistan. He voiced his concern over actions of foreign intelligence agencies in destabilising the country.

Nawaz also emphasised the need for a more proactive and coordinated role of intelligence agencies to meet all threats.



IANS

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