Ahsan vows to continue war on terror till complete elimination of terrorism

–Says Pakistan will progress if institutions observe jurisdictions

NANKANA SAHIB: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal says war against terrorism will continue till complete elimination of terrorists from the country.

He was talking to media at Nankana Sahib on Monday afternoon after meeting the aggrieved family of Shaheed Captain Husnain, who embraced martyrdom in an Improvised Explosive Device blast in Kurram Agency yesterday.

The Minister said the security forces and the people of the country are standing shoulder to shoulder for elimination of the menace of terrorism.

Ahsan Iqbal has said that the matter regarding army commenting of economic affairs of the country is over after an explanation by the institution, however, Pakistan would progress if every institution works within its jurisdiction. Pakistan could be seen as a glass that is half full or half empty, he said.

He said Pakistan has rendered unmatchable sacrifices and secured successes in the war against terrorism.

To a question, the Interior Minister said the government and the army are on the same page on all issues of national interest. He said those trying to create misunderstandings on the national issues will not succeed in their nefarious designs.

Ahsan Iqbal paid rich tributes to those martyred in yesterday’s blast.

He said that brave army personnel do not fear to counter any challenge. He hailed the sacrifice rendered by the Captain and said that he was a brave officer of the Frontier Corps.

Iqbal said that nothing could beat the morale of the people of Pakistan. He asserted that the nation should support the government in taking the country to where its founder, late Jinnah would want to see it reach.

The army is standing by the government and the government is standing by the army, he claimed of no tensions. The minister said that enemies of the state want to create issues between the government and the army.