Meeting: (NSC satisfied over counter terrorism efforts)

ISLAMABAD: National Security Committee (NSC) of the Cabinet at its meeting here on Wednesday with Prime Minister Mohammad Nawaz Sharif in the chair discussed security situation of the country.

The meeting expressed satisfaction over counter terrorism efforts of the security institutions which have drawn appreciation from the international leadership at the recent nuclear security summit in Washington.

The meeting expressed concern over the apparent role of hostile agencies in Pakistan. The armed forces development programme including the procurement of F-16 fighter jets from USA was also discussed.

The meeting was attended by Federal Ministers, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, and Services Chiefs, Director General ISI, National Security Advisor and other senior officials.