Yusuf made the remarks at a briefing on the interior and overseas safety state of affairs to the Nationwide Meeting’s Standing Committee on International Affairs.
In a tweet, he acknowledged it was a “pleasure” to temporary the NA physique.
“Had a extremely productive discuss Afghanistan and the Nationwide Safety Coverage (NSP),” he mentioned, including that he was grateful for the appreciation they acquired for his or her work from members of the committee.
Yusuf added through the briefing that the administration was “not absolutely hopeful” in regards to the Taliban authorities’s return within the war-torn nation.
He additionally knowledgeable lawmakers that the proscribed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had unilaterally violated the federal government’s month-long ceasefire accord. “Those that declare battle on the nation will probably be handled an iron fist,” he mentioned.
The committee was additionally knowledgeable by the NSA on the not too long ago permitted NSP. Sartaj Aziz, a former adviser to the prime minister on overseas affairs, started engaged on the coverage in 2014, he added.
In response to him, the coverage took seven years to develop and was finally introduced to the Parliamentary Committee on Nationwide Safety. “It won’t be applied till approval from Parliament,” he mentioned.