SIALKOT: The PML-N government is moving in the right direction and has been taking the country toward economic and political stability, Federal Minister for Defence, Water and Power Khawaja Asif said.

Talking to party workers at PML-N House here on Sunday, Kh Asif claimed that the government is successfully delivering on its promises and has put the country on the path to economic and political stability.

He said that the government has coming up to expectations of the masses and would ensure their prosperity through well-taught-out polices.

The federal minister reiterated the resolve that the government is committed to weeding out terrorism from the country, adding that the armed forces has been playing an excellent role in uprooting militancy, insurgency and terrorism.

“The day of terrorists in the country has been numbered and its end is not far-off now,” he expressed the hope, adding that Pakistani armed forces has set an example for world as to how terrorism could be eliminated with the support of nation.

He narrated that Operation Zarb-e-Azb has broken backbone and network of terrorists and insurgents across the country. He also pledged that the operation would continue until last terrorist is eliminated. Earlier, Federal Defence Minister held an open court at PML-N office Sialkot wherein he listened to the problems of the masses. He also issued orders for early compliance on several applications on the spot.

Local MPAs - Ch Muhammad Ikram, Mansha Ullah Butt, PML-N leaders - Ch Ikhlaq Ahmed, Farooq Ghuman, Hassan Arif Sheikh, Mehmoodul Hassan, Babar Khan and Nusrat Jamshaid Malik (President PML-N Women Wing Sialkot City) were also present on the occasion.

SECURITY GUARDS TRAINING: The police have started imparting training of using modern weapons to security guards of all government and private educational institutions across Sialkot district.

DSP City Sialkot Maqsud Ahmed Lone told the newsmen that first batch of 104 security guards completed their anti-terrorism training imparted by senior police officials at Police Lines Sialkot here Sunday.–Staff Reporter

He said that basic objective of the necessary training to the security guards is to enable them to meet any terror incident.