PM Shehbaz directs to provide Chinese nationals foolproof security

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ISLAMABAD: In the wake of terrorist attack in Shangla district last month, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday directed authorities concerned to provide Chinese nationals foolproof security in Pakistan.

The terrorist attack had targeted a vehicle, resulting in killing of a woman and five Chinese nationals, and a Pakistani driver. Work on the hydropower project is halted since the attack on March 26.

The victims were killed when an explosive-laden vehicle hit the bus carrying them on the Karakoram Highway in the Bisham area on March 26.

Presiding over a meeting regarding the law and order in Islamabad, the premier ordered to devise a comprehensive action plan for regular audit of security standard operating procedures. He said he would personally oversee the meetings about security of Chinese national every month.

The meeting was attended by the federal interior minister, heads of security institutes and relevant authorities. PM Shehbaz was briefed about the comprehensive security situation in the country. He vowed to continue waging war against terrorism till its annihilation.

He also directed the interior ministry to boost cooperation with the provincial anti-terrorism departments. 

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