ISLAMABAD:(APS)January 10, 2017-Minister for Interior Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said safe recovery of the missing social activists is the priority of the government.
He was briefing the House regarding the four missing social activists Waqas Goraya, Asim Saeed, Saleem Haider and Ahmad Raza Nasir.
The Minister that the government neither pursues the policy of getting its own citizens disappeared nor will tolerate this. He said Prof Salman Haider was abducted from Islamabad Capital Territory while the other three activists went missing from Punjab. He said Punjab Government is also pursuing this matter on priority basis. He said the government agencies are monitoring this issue and it will take the investigations to its logical conclusion.
Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said number of people have been recovered in the last three and a half years due to government’s sincere efforts.
Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said political point scoring should be avoided in nation’s resolve against terrorism.
He said backbone of terrorists has been broken as a result of joint efforts by all the stakeholders, including political parties and security agencies. He said military operations alone are not sufficient in establishing internal security. He said the menace of terrorism could only be dealt with unity and determination.
Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said now the entire world is acknowledging Pakistan’s successful efforts in elimination of terrorism. He called for political unity instead of creating confusion to fight terrorism and extremism.