ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan has summoned a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) on Friday (tomorrow) to discuss matters of national security in the wake of the current situation in Afghanistan, it was learnt on Thursday.
According to the PM Office, the NSC session will be held to discuss the current situation in Afghanistan and the overall security situation in the region.
The meeting will be attended by the services chiefs, intelligence officials and civilian leadership.
During a recent visit of Tajikistan’s president to Pakistan in June, Prime Minister Imran Khan had underlined the need for peace in Afghanistan for trade between Pakistan and Tajikistan.
“Chaos in Afghanistan will ultimately increase the menace of terrorism,” Prime Minister Imran Khan had said while addressing a joint presser along with Tajik President Emomali Rahmon in Islamabad.
PM Imran Khan had said that trade between both countries will become easier through Gwadar.
Peace in Afghanistan is imperative for the Pak-Tajik trade, he had added.