ISLAMABAD " The top political and military leadership Friday vowed to crush militancy in the North Western parts of the country, saying the military operation will continue till revival of complete peace in the restive Swat and tribal areas. President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani jointly presided over the high-level meeting that reviewed the current situation in Swat and Federally Administered Tribal Area (FATA). Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Minister for Foreign Affairs, A. Rehman Malik, Interior Advisor, Owais Ahmed Ghani, Governor NWFP, Amir Haider Khan Hoti, Chief Minister NWFP, Asfandyar Wali Khan President ANP, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, COAS and Lt Gen Ahmed Shuja Pasha, DG ISI attended the meeting. Meanwhile, the President also spoke to Prime Minister, Army Chief and Chief of JUI-F, Maulana Fazlur Rehman in separate meetings on the security and political situation of the country. People privy to the consultations on the issue said, the government was left with no other option but strike hard on the militants in the troubled Swat district and other areas of NWFP, as negotiations for returning peace and stability to the said areas could not even start. "Both sides are not ready to take even some confidence building measures, like giving up of arms by the militants and promulgation of Nizam-e-Adal Shariah regulations in Swat by the government," they stated. Another source in the government informed TheNation that ANP, the leading ruling party in NWFP and a major partner in the Centre, was also unhappy over the security approach of the Federal Government, what the party considered as 'flawed one.' In the meeting, a detailed presentation was given on the current situation in Swat and FATA and the restoration of normalcy in the disturbed areas, according to a statement issued here on Friday. The meeting expressed satisfaction over the ongoing fight against militancy and vowed to continue the fight until the end of militancy and complete restoration of the writ of the government in the affected areas. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that there was no alternative to fighting the extremists and ending militancy. The absence of alternatives makes the choice abundantly clear, he said. He said that the militants wanted to impose their political agenda on the people of Pakistan through use of force but they would never be allowed to succeed. The meeting also paid tributes to members of the law enforcing agencies for their courage and steadfastness before the militants and lawless elements. Paying tributes to the bravery and patriotism of members of the law enforcing agencies the President said, "Many of them laid their lives and a large number of them were injured in the line of duty. They are our heroes." The meeting also appreciated the courage of the locals in standing up and refusing to abandon their homes and lands before the militants. Earlier, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani and the Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani also called on the President in the Presidency. Online adds: Prime Minister Gilani and COAS Ashfaq Kayani met President Zardari for the second time on Friday after high- profile meeting on Swat situation, reported a private channel. They exchanged views on the matters related to national security particularly investigation report on Mumbai attacks and Indian and international reaction on the report. The military and political leadership described the reaction as positive. The President and the Prime Minister said India should now stop blame game and provide the information demanded by Pakistan with reference to Mumbai mayhem so that investigation process could move forward in a transparent manner. During the meeting, India was asked to take steps to de-escalate tension between the two countries.