Consensus needed to resolve issues facing Pakistan
Islamabad: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday stressed the need for national consensus to resolve problems facing Pakistan, including security issues.
Sharif, who chaired a meeting to review the security situation that was attended by army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and ISI head Lt Gen Zaheer-ul-Islam, said national security is the top most priority of his government and all resources would be utilised to ensure it.
"All political forces must rise to the occasion so that national consensus is evolved to address the problems faced by the country," he was quoted as saying in a statement issued by his office.
Sharif added that broad-based national consensus among all stakeholders will enable authorities to find enduring solutions to the country`s problems.
The premier chaired the high-level meeting here to review the overall security situation, including internal and external security issues.
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi also attended the meeting.
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