President Asif Ali Zardari has said that the war against militancy is a total war and each and every section of the society must rise to the occasion to defeat the mindset that creates and nurtures militancy.
He said this while presiding over alongwith Prime Minister, a high level meeting in the Presidency today on Monday to review the law and order situation.
Talking to media about the meeting Spokesperson to the President former Senator Farhatullah Babar said that the President expressed satisfaction over the success achieved in the war and said that the day was not far when militants would be so crippled that they will pose no threat to the people and the country.
He said that half of the war was to subdue and defeat the militants militarily and half of the war was to win the hearts and mind of the internally displaced persons.
The President said that the international community was more than willing to help Pakistan as was demonstrated in the recent meetings of the 'Friends of Democratic Pakistan and leaders and law makers of the US, Britain, and France during his recent visit to these countries.