Meeting of the Defense Committee of the cabinet was held in Islamabad Thursday with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in chair, state media reported.
It reviewed matters relating to security situation and war against terrorism. It also discussed recent tension at the Line of Control besides regional situation and foreign policy issues.
It was the first meeting of the defense committee since the assumption of power by the PML (N).
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Khalid Shamim Wayyne‚ Services Chiefs and members of the committee nominated by the prime minister were present on the occasion.
It is to mention here that the prime minister himself has kept the portfolios of defense and foreign ministries; therefore‚ he also represented these ministries in the meeting.