In camera session of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security underway
ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the parliamentary committee on national security began in Islamabad on Monday, FYR News reported.
The committee made up of members of the National Assembly and members of the Senate will be briefed by senior military officers on the country’s general affairs in matters of national security.
The meeting is chaired by the Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaisar. Chief of Staff of the Army (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Director General Inter Services-Public Relations (DG-ISI) Lt General Faiz Hameed, Minister of the Interior, Cheikh Rasheed, Leader of the Opposition to NA, Shehbaz Sharif, Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, federal ministers are present at the meeting.
The meeting will also be briefed on current national security issues, including the situation in Afghanistan and talks with the banned TTP.
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Previously, Pakistan had handed over three other trucks loaded with relief supplies to Afghanistan as part of its efforts to avert the humanitarian crisis in the war-torn country.
Trucks carrying 28 tonnes of basic necessities were handed over to Afghan authorities at the Torkham terminal.
The aid was sent by the Pak-Afghan Cooperation Forum and Save the Children.