Prime Minister will supervise operation in major cities

ISLAMABAD- Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today constituted a special committee for the implementation of the National Action Plan.

"I will personally supervise the implementation of the National Action Plan and will make sure that it is swift and effective," Nawaz Sharif said during a meeting, adding that Operation Zarb-e-Azb would continue in the tribal areas along with another operation in major cities.

According to our sources, Prime Minister will lead the committee comprising Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, Information Minister Pervez Rashid, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif and Adviser to PM Sartaj Aziz.

Also, the premier directed Attorney General Salman Butt to consult legal experts and political parties to finalize constitutional amendments in connection with military courts.

The plan was drafted in the wake of the Peshawar school attack to chalk out a comprehensive strategy to combat militancy in the country.

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