Nawaz chairs parliamentary parties meeting in Peshawar

 

PM chairs parliamentary parties meeting in Peshawar  Leaders of almost all the top political parties are attending a meeting convened by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday to discuss the situation that emerged after the deadly attack at a school in Peshawar where militants killed almost 141 people including 132 children.PM Nawaz, who described the Peshawar school attack as a “national tragedy unleashed by savages”, is chairing a meeting of political parties in Peshawar to discuss a response to the tragedy, but the crucial announcement came ahead of the moot.Earlier today, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday revoked the ban on capital punishment in terrorism cases following which the terrorists facing death penalty could be executed.The government and military have reaffirmed their determination to defeat a group that has killed thousands since it began its insurgency in 2007.Leaders of almost all the top political parties are attending a meeting convened by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today to discuss the situation that emerged after the deadly attack at a school in Peshawar where militants killed almost 141 people including 132 children.

Besides the terror attack in Peshawar, the leaders will also discuss other challenges faced by the country during the meeting presided over by the prime minister.

Representatives from Awami National Party, Muttahida Qaumi Movement, and Pakistan People’s Party, Qaumi Watan Party, Pashtunkhwa Mili Awami Party and others are attending the meeting.

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan who has been protesting against the government since August is also attending the meeting convened by the prime minister.

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