Kayani & Gilani meets Zardari
By Admin - Wed Jul 01, 9:59 pm
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and Chief of the Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Wednesday called on President Asif Ali Zardari to discuss the issues relating to overall law and order situation in the country.
According to a presidential spokesman, in the meeting at the Presidency the counterinsurgency operation in Malakand and South Waziristan region, rehabilitation of displaced persons and overall security situation in the country were discussed.
According to the statement issued from the Presidency, President Zardari said the war against terrorism will be taken to its logical end until the absolute elimination of extremists.
He said the enduring peace would be established in the country by completely exterminating the militants from the troubled areas.
Zardari said government has in focus the relief and rehabilitation of Malakand affectees, adding government will ensure the safe return of all affectees.
President Zardari said any reconciliation with the extremists is out of question.
On the occasion, the Army Chief also apprised the President about his recent visits to France, Germany and Russia.
According to Geo News sources, the army chief informed the PM and the President about the ongoing operation and current situation in Malakand and Waziristan.
The sources said the military and political leadership agreed that the militants will have to accept the writ of government by surrendering with their arms.
It was agreed upon in the meeting that the war against terrorists will continue until the absolute elimination of militants with no option of backtracking on table.
On this occasion, rich tribute was paid to the jawans and officers who laid down their lives in the war against terrorism.