ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that the government is committed to Karachi operation for the sake of sustainable peace and security in the mega city.
He was addressing a high-level meeting in Karachi on Monday to review law and order situation.
The Prime Minister said the operation was launched after evolving consensus of all major stakeholders of Karachi including politicians, political parties, head of political parties, businessmen and prominent citizens.
He said there was consensus that a major operation was needed and it has achieved successes during the last 27 months. He said public security will not be compromised.
Governor Sindh Dr Ishratul Ibad, Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Federal Ministers Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Khawaja Mohammad Asif attended the meeting.
Army Chief General Raheel Sharif, DG ISI, DG ISPR, DG IB, Corps Commander Karachi, Chief Secretary Sindh, IG Police Sindh, Home Secretary Sindh, DG Rangers Sindh and senior officials were also present in the meeting. Earlier on arrival in Karachi, the Premier was received by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah and other senior officials at the airport.