ISLAMABAD - It was the consensus view of the participants of the high-level meeting held under the chair of Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani that a comprehensive and integrated policy involving all stakeholders would be devised to completely eradicate the scourge of terrorism and extremism from the soil of the country. Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani while addressing the meeting on National Security, specially convened in the wake of recent increase in the incidents of terrorism in different parts of the country here at the Prime Ministers Secretariat on Monday, said that the Parliamentary Committee on National Security already established should also incorporate the root causes of the extremism as well as assess the present threats while preparing the draft national policy to handle this extraordinary state of insurgency. To broaden its scope and make the report all encompassing the Parliamentary Committee shall also co-opt Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs, Hamid Saeed Kazmi, Secretary Interior, Chief Secretaries and IGPs of the four provinces, Chief Commissioner and IGP of ICT, AJK and NAs, all home secretaries, and DG FIA. The committee was given time to finalize its report within two weeks time. While preparing the report the committee would come up with proposals to deal with this extraordinary state of insurgency, devise a De-radicalization programme to bring the religious elements to mainstream, devise ways and means to bring the Madaris to mainstream and enhancing capacity building of law enforcement agencies. The Prime Minister stressed that all Provincial Governments, FATA administration and law enforcement agencies should enhance vigilance and ensure protection and security of citizens as it was the basic responsibility of the government to maintain law and order. The Prime Minister further said that time had come when all segments of the society should come forward and join hands to substantiate governments efforts to curb extremism, militancy, intolerance, sectarian violence and terrorism as the enemies of the state were bent upon eroding the very foundations of our county, challenging the integrity, security and national cohesion. He said that his government would deal sternly with these threats. During the meeting, it was decided that the Provincial Governments should monitor activities of banned organizations, misuse of loudspeakers and hate literature. The Prime Minister urged that the media should play its due role in educating the people by highlighting the true face of Islam, which preaches tolerance, humility and protection to human lives. He also underscored the need for the Provincial Governments to involve the religious scholars in their efforts to deal with the menace of extremism and militancy. It was decided to hold the meeting on National Security every month to review the situation. Federal Minister for Religious Affairs, Governor NWFP and DG FC would also be attending the meetings in future. The meeting was attended by the Prime Minister of AJK, Sardar Mohammad Yaqoob Khan, Federal Minister for Defence, Ahmad Mukhtar, Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Interior Advisor, Rehman Malik, Chief Minister Punjab Mian Mohammad Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister Sindh, Syed Qaim Ali Shah, Chief Minister NWFP, Mir Amir Haider Khan Hoti, Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Aslam Raeesani, Secretary Interior, Chief Secretaries and IGPs of all the four provinces, Chief Commissioner and IGP of ICT, DG FIA, DG IB. Earlier, Prime Minister AJK, Chief Ministers of all the four provinces and Advisor Interior held a meeting with the Prime Minister in his office to discuss the overall political and law and order situation in the country. Meanwhile, the Advisor to Prime Minister on Interior, Rehman Malik presided over a high-level meeting here on Monday to review the security situation in the country. During the meeting, Rehman Malik directed the law enforcement agencies to take every possible step to ensure foolproof security in the country and protect the lives and property of the citizens. State Minister for Interior Tasneem Ahmed Qureshi, Interior Secretary Syed Kamal Shah, Home Secretaries and Inspectors General of Police (IGPs) of four provinces, IGP Islamabad, Chief Commissioner of Islamabad, Director General FIA, Director General of National Police Bureau, Coordinator, National Anti-Terrorism Authority and representatives of intelligence agencies attended the meeting. The Advisor on Interior also stressed the need for strong coordination among all the departments and foolproof security to thwart any untoward situation. The Advisor was also given a detailed briefing on measures for improvement of security and law and order situation.