LAHORE-Adviser to Prime Minister on Interior Rehman Malik has said that protecting life and property of people is govt's top priority and effective steps have been taken by the govt that have led to reduction in crime graph by 45 per cent in Sindh. Addressing a Press conference at a local hotel, he said, 'we have zero tolerance for violence and extremism as peace and stability is pre-requisite to put country's economy back on the track and attract foreign investment'. To a question, he said that 'we have not signed any deal with the militants while the agreement signed by the previous govt in North Wazirstan is intact'. Regarding Frontier govt's deal in Swat, he said, it has full authority to do so. About attack by US led forces from Afghanistan, he said, 'Ever since we took over only one such incident occurred. Government taking strong note of it condemned it and took it up at the highest level and a joint investigation team is going to probe it'. He said reports about another attack in an inaccessible area of Nawaz Kot were found to be wrong and misreporting ,adding, that he has requested for forming a House Committee to find out causes of misreporting. He said journalists should not release such news without confirming ,adding, that a section has been set up in Interior Ministry wherefrom media persons can get confirmed reports about any incident. To a question about investigation regarding assassination of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto, he said, 'we have lost our leader. We are not sleeping. A report in this regard has been received from Punjab govt recently which is being studied'. He said Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was beloved leader of the people of the country and they want to know about those who committed this heinous crime of assassinating her . He said that govt wants investigation by UN as we have apprehensions that she fell prey to 'international conspiracy'. When asked about reported threats by Afghan President, he said that Armed Forces of the country are fully prepared to defend country's geographical boundaries. However, he said , Hamid Karzai has already clarified that he was quoted out of context. To a question about allegations of crossing of undesired elements into Afghanistan from Pakistan, he said, a large number of people crossing border between the two countries at Taftan, Chaman and Torkham, checking all of them is a difficult task. However, he said a mechanism has been evolved under which both the countries would check those crossing the border from either side for which joint patrolling ,installations of sensors for monitoring of the border would be in place very soon.