Cabinet nods zero tolerance on miscreants

PM to attend 14th OIC Summit in Makkah on May 31

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Prime Minister Imran Khan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will likely to meet on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on June 13- 14, Indian media reports said. The two leaders will exchange views over resumption of the bilateral dialogue on contentious issues between the two countries, reports said. It will be the first meeting between the two leaders after election of Imran Khan as prime minister of Pakistan and Narendra Modi’s recent victory in general elections in India to strengthen his grip on power, media reports said.

Moreover, Prime Minister Imran Khan will attend the 14th Summit of Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Saudi Arabia’s city Makkah on May 31. The OIC session is very important to discuss the Middle East conflict and also the proposed Peace Plan to diffuse the situation. Prime Minister Imran Khan will represent Paki s tan at the OIC S u m m i t t i t l e d ‘Makkah Summit: Together for the F u t u r e , hosted by Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, which aims at developing a unified stance of Muslim leaders on rising tension in the Gulf.

Meanwhile, The federal cabinet, Tuesday, emphatically decided that zero tolerance will be shown towards the handful elements conspiring to put the national dignity, image and security at stake. The meeting chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan strongly denounced the recent attack on a security check post in North Waziristan. Expressing solidarity with the armed forces, the meeting offered Fateha for the FC personnel martyred in the despicable incident.

Later briefing the media about the cabinet meeting, Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Firdous Ashiq Awan recalled that the tribal people have rendered innumerable sacrifices for peace and stability of Pakistan. She however regretted that certain elements through their acts have put the peace and prosperity of tribal areas at stake. The special assistant also reminded that the Prime Minister announced development schemes worth 102 billion rupees to heal the wounds of the tribal people.

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