Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said the operation Zarb-e-Azb has broken the backbone of terrorists and extremists, and they are on retreat.
The Prime Minister said operation Zarb-e-Azb and implementation of National Action Plan (NAP) have been instrumental in establishing peace in the country. He said measures are being taken to ensure that the terrorist could not come back to areas they have been driven out from.
He said Pakistan will be cleansed of all religious and ethnic prejudices, and made secure for every religion and ethnicity.
The Prime Minister said the federation will provide all possible facilities and intelligence sharing to the provinces to deal with the menace of terrorism.