PM Nawaz, COAS attend Balochistan apex committee meeting

PM Nawaz, COAS in Quetta to attend apex committee meeting


QUETTA, Pakistan: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif have arrived at the Governor House in Quetta on Wednesday to attend a meeting of Balochistan apex committee.

The meeting will be presided over by the prime minister, aiming a reviewing the progress on implementation of the national action plan to counter terrorism in the province.

During the meeting, the Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt General Rizwan Akhtar will brief the prime minister and the COAS about the security situation of Balochistan.

The Balochistan Governor Muhammad Khan Achakzai, the Chief Minister Dr Abdul Malik Baloch and members of the apex committee will attend the meeting.

The prime minister will stay in Quetta for two days during which he is expected to hold meetings with political leaders.

The source said that Nawaz Sharif will also hold a meeting with coalition partners in the Balochistan government and the Pakistan Muslim league-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders as well as legislators to discuss the upcoming Senate elections.

Earlier, the Chief Minister Balochistan and provincial ministers received the prime minister on his arrival in the provincial capital.

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