ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday said Pakistan is committed to root out terrorism from the country.
Addressing the annual session of World Economic Forum in Davos, he said that Pakistan has rendered countless sacrifices in war on terror.
The Prime Minister said that Pakistan has paid heavy price in fight against terrorism in term of loss of thousand of precious lives of innocent people and also faced one hundred billion dollar loss but the government is fully committed to eliminate this menace from the country.
He said our resolve to fight against terror became stronger despite we suffered severely. He said government launched operation Zarb-e-Azb which is continued successfully and many important goals have been achieved against the terrorists and but now extremists are on run and attacking the soft target.
He said the incumbent government gain many successes economically and growth rate increased due to the effective measures of the government. He said we inherited the many challenges on economic ground but now our economy is rapidly growing.
Nawaz Sharif said as we came into the rule the three biggest challenges were economic revival, energy shortage and scourge of terrorism which we wanted to eliminate.
We addressed all the issues and witnessed success in many economic spheres and now the militancy is reducing and economy is growing. Now the government is striving to overcome energy issue. China is investing 46 billion dollar in diverse fields and China Pakistan Economic corridor will also benefit the country and region.
The Prime Minister said seventy percent population of Pakistan is below of thirty years and we are creating jobs with the help of private sector.