Apex committee reviews security situation in KP, FATA


PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Apex Committee Wednesday held its 48th meeting at Governor House, which was chaired by Governor Engr: Iqbal Zafar Jhagra. The meeting was attended by all civil and military officials including cheif minister and Corp Commander Peshawar Corps.
The forum reviewed the security situation of the province including FATA and progress of operation Radd-ul-Fasaad. A detailed briefing was given by the military officials on peace and stability, progress on various developmental projects in FATA and measures taken to enhance the border management along Pak Afghan border. Participants acknowledged the efforts of army, intelligence agencies/law enforcement agencies in fight against terrorism and pledged that concerted joint efforts will continue to energize National Action Plan and eradicate root causes of terrorism and militancy.
The participants appreciated the tremendous efforts being undertaken by the security forces in border management especially the construction of border fence along the border which will help in controlling the cross border terrorist’s movement.
The forum also discussed FATA reforms in detail and pledged to boost the process by constituting a committee to chalk out plans for future course of action. It was also decided that efforts be made to ensure that the benefits of CPEC be shared by FATA.
The civil officials of KPK govt and FATA Secretariat also briefed the participants on various developmental projects undertaken for the uplifting the life of locals.