Nawaz Sharif holds special meetings, ensures united response among leaders
Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif conducted a special meeting on Monday, consulting all parliamentary leaders to ensure a united response in the wake of surgical strikes by India.
The relation between the neighbours has come down to its lowest point after India carried out the strikes on terror launching pads across the LoC.
However, Pakistan denied the reports of surgical striking, claiming it as cross-border firing.
Held in Islamabad, the meeting was reportedly called to send a “clear message to the outside world” regarding what the government feels regarding the on going crisis, The Dawn reported.
While talking to his cabinet members earlier, Sharif said that the country want peace, but will not allow anyone to cast an evil eye on Pakistan.”
According to Radio Pakistan, on Monday Sharif chaired the important meeting of all parliamentary leaders.
“The Prime Minister will take the political leaders into confidence about the developing situation at the eastern border in the wake of blistering statements from the Indian leadership,” the report stated.
During the meeting, Foreign Secretary Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry briefed the invitees about the latest situation in the border area.
The special meeting also witnessed the Pakistani political leaders deciding to send delegations to other countries in order to highlight Indian atrocities in the border regions.
Last week, Pak opposition leader PTI the former cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has said that Pakistanis are ready for friendship as war not a solution between the neighbours. However, he also added that Pakistan is united and standing behind its army against any aggression.