Overcoming of security challenges is essential for economic stability: Ahsan


Karachi, Sept 11 (TNS): Minister for Interior Ahsan Iqbal has said that overcoming of security challenges is essential for economic stability, which defines strength of the country.

Addressing the officers at Air War College on Internal Peace and Security Challenges in Karachi on Monday, he said that progress has been made in overcoming security challenges and it is high time now to sustain the progress.

Ahsan Iqbal said that National Action Plan (NAP) is being implemented with full vigour and commitment through coordinated efforts among provinces.

He emphasized the need for a strong counter narrative to stop onslaught by extremists and terrorists.

The Interior Minister pointed out that the government is taking all steps to tackle security challenges.

He lauded the efforts of all Law Enforcement Agencies and civilians for fighting war against terrorism.

The minister also arrived at Sindh Rangers Headquarters on maiden visit and discussed law and order situation of the metropolis with DG, Rangers (Sindh) Maj. Gen. Muhammad Saeed.