Today (Friday), Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan will preside over a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) to examine national security issues in the context of the present situation in Afghanistan.
Leading army officials and Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Federal Minister of Interior Sheikh Rasheed, National Security Advisor Moeed Yousuf, and others will attend the NSC meeting.
The conference is also likely to cover Pakistan’s internal and external security circumstances, particularly the Afghan refugee issue and Pakistan’s border management. Many important talks are expected to be held amid the current situation. The meeting will be held at Prime Minister House.
During Tajikistan’s President’s recent visit to Pakistan in June, Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasised the need for peace in Afghanistan for business trade between Pakistan and Tajikistan.
Gwadar, according to Prime Minister Imran Khan, would facilitate commerce between the two countries. He stated that peace in Afghanistan is critical for the Pak-Tajik business.
“Chaos in Afghanistan will ultimately increase the menace of terrorism,” Prime Minister Imran Khan warned during a joint news conference with visiting Tajik President Emomali Rahmon in Islamabad following the signing of several MoUs between the two nations.