Islamabad: Federal Defence Minister Khuwaja Asif has given categorical stance of the government regarding to eradicate terrorism from the country as the Army ready to give strong reply to terrorists.
In a statement issued here on Thursday, the Defence Minister said the state has the primary responsibility to save the lives of innocent people.
He further said that the government of Pakistan could not tolerate the killing of our armed forces.
Army has the capability to eliminate terrorism from the country, and it will do as per the instruction of the country.
He further said that the security agencies are competent to meet any challenge confronting the country.
The latest statement has given just after few hours of the bombardment by the Pakistan Army in North Waziristan targeted extremists hideouts which killed at least 15 people.