KARACHI: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said the ongoing operation in Karachi would not be left half-way and would continue till its logical end.
Addressing at the inauguration ceremony of Ninth Expo Pakistan here, the Prime Minister said the government was firm in eradicating militancy and had decided to take solid steps to ensure peace in the country.
The Prime Minister said the decisive moment had come to bring Karachi’s peace back and make the city free from the hold of militants.
“We are determined that the power of gun would rest with the government, not with the militants,” he said.
He vowed that Karachi would soon be rid of major crimes including kidnapping for ransom.
The Prime Minister mentioned Zarb-e-Azb operation being successfully carried out in North Waziristan, and said the decision for this operation should have been taken much earlier.
He said peace in the country would guarantee economic revival and prosperity.
To the foreign investors attending the Expo Pakistan, Sharif said Pakistan was successfully encountering the spillover security challenges.
“Pakistan is swiftly been brought back to normalcy,” Sharif said and urged the businessmen to set up industrial units in Pakistan and benefit from the investment-friendly environment.
The Prime Minister said Pakistan would overcome its energy crisis by the end of 2017.