Peshawar incident should be investigated weakness lies where: PM


Prime Minister (PM) Shahbaz Sharif has said federation, provinces and political parties should get united against the terrorism for better Pakistan.
He said this while presiding over the apex committee meeting in Peshawar on Friday.
Army chief, chief ministers of all the four provinces and Gilgit-Baltistan, Prime Minister AJK, federal ministers and national and political leadership participated in the meeting.
However no representative from PTI attended the meeting.
He underlined political, social and religious leadership is united for eliminating the menace of terrorism from the country.
He held the terrorism will once again be fully eliminated from the country as it was done in the past.
He added nation is questioning how this incident took place after elimination of the terrorism.
We condemn the unjust criticism and allegations after Peshawar incident. Allegations and criticism were not appropriate after Peshawar incident. Taking steps to counter terrorism is need of hour.
Saying this that Peshawar incident occurred due to drone attack is not appropriate, he remarked. Government will utilize all resources against terrorism. Federation, provinces and political parties should together counter terrorism. It is need of hour that federation and provinces should together take its ownership.
Investigation should be made into Peshawar incident that weakness lies where. We will have to avoid criticism for the sake of criticism.
He observed we are taunted after every terror incident that federation is not siding. Rs 417 have been provided to KP government from 2010 todate.
I am not criticizing any one. It is our question where are Rs 417 billion which were given to KP government.
He underscored if any one is martyred In KP that is Pakistani passport.
The Prime Minister said he has also convened an all-parties conference in Islamabad on Monday to hold consultation with the political leadership of the country for a united national narrative and action against terrorism.
He urged all the political leaders to set aside political differences as this is the time to get united for the greater national cause. He hoped that all political leaders will realize the sensitivity of the situation and will attend the APC.
He announced a compensation amount of two million rupees each for the martyr and five-hundred thousand rupees each for the injured of Peshawar blast.