Peshawar: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that the whole nation is united against terrorism which will be eliminated from the country at all cost.
Talking to newsmen in Peshawar on Saturday, he said the Peshawar tragedy united the nation and those who had soft corner for the terrorists in past, are also now stressing the need for their complete elimination to make the country safe.
Mamnoon Hussain said the international community has also acknowledged the sacrifice of Pakistan in its war against terrorism express their full support.
He said Pakistan is the only country in the world which suffered heavy loss in the war on terror.
He said operation Zarb-e-Azb is going on successfully to eliminate terrorists completely.
To a question, the President said new laws are being framed to dispose of terrorism cases quickly.
To another question about cooperation with Afghanistan in controlling terrorism, the President said Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has expressed the desire of mutual cooperation in this regard. He said the countries have agreed not to allow their soil to be used against the other.
Earlier, on arrival at Peshawar, President visited Combined Military Hospital and inquired about the health of the students injured in the terrorists attack.
He was accompanied by his wife.The President also talked to the students and lauded their courage. He expressed satisfaction over the treatment being given to them.