Sharif orders legislation to make Pakistan ‘de-weaponised’

Karachi, Sept. 14 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that he wants the entire country to be de-weaponised to pace up the progress of the National Action Plan (NAP) against terrorism.

According to the Dawn, Sharif’s statement came as he addressed his Cabinet colleagues during the apex committee’s meeting held at his office.

Sharif said that consultations with all the provinces and stakeholders have already begun, adding that the interior division will formulate a draft policy for de-weaponisation of the country.

He also said the country has started taking action against sectarian organizations in Pakistan as they will not be allowed to work in the country.

The Cabinet expressed satisfaction over progress in the remaining areas of the NAP, subscriber identity modules, executions, armed militias, speedy trial courts, hate speech, the Karachi operation, counterterrorism forces, militancy in Punjab, glorification of terrorists, proscribed organisations and Balochistan. (ANI)

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