Govt to monitor educational institutions to curb terrorism


Islamabad, Sept 08 (TNS): In wake of recently unearthed terror group ‘Ansar ul Shariya’ which is comprise of universities students, Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said that all important steps are being taken for monitoring of educational institutions.

In an interview, he said the task had been given to the Federal Investigation Agency for strengthening Cyber Crime Wing.

Ahsan said: “we are holding a conference in which all the vice chancellors of the universities would be invited. Some elements are trying to misguide the young educated people which would be discouraged with the help of teachers, parents, and other segment of society”.

The minister said that government is utilizing all resources to  activate National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA).

To a question, he said Pakistan had achieved many successes in war against terrorism. Ahsan Iqbal said the world had acknowledged the sacrifices of Pakistan being rendered in rooting out the menace of terrorism.