WEB DESK: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday reached Islamabad after a hiatus of two months. He would chair a meeting of the National Security Council today (Friday) to discuss issues of internal and external security and the killings in the Indian-held Kashmir.
Prime Minister finally reached capital yesterday following his cardiac surgery in London and removal of infection in his leg at Lahore. Soon after assuming his office in Islamabad, the Premier will prepare to preside over a crucial meeting of the National Security Council.
The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), three services chiefs, Prime Minister’s Adviser on National Security, PM’s Special Assistant on National Security, Foreign Secretary and other senior officials of Defence and Foreign Ministry will also participate in today’s meeting.
Earlier this week on 18th July, a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s House stated that the Premier was having a fever following an infection in one leg, for which he underwent a treatment in Lahore. Since his arrival on July 9 from London, the Prime Minister had been running official affairs of the country through a camp office in Lahore.
According to sources, matters related to the National Action Plan, the Operation Zarb-e-Azb, and the Karachi Operation would also come under discussion in the meeting of National Security Council (NSC). They said that external matters such as the worsening security situation in the Occupied Kashmir and border skirmishes with Afghan troops in the last month would also be discussed.
Source: Business Recorder