ISLAMABAD: A meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security is in progress at the Parliament House in Islamabad.
Speaker National Assembly is chairing the in-camera session, which is being attended by Minister for Foreign Affairs Khawaja Mohammad Asif, Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Shah.
The Committee will deliberate upon matters relating to national security, especially in the backdrop of anti-Pakistan statements emanating from Washington.
The Speaker briefed the participants as to why the meeting has been convened. He said the meeting would consider the recent statement of the US President and other important issues of national security.
Ayaz Sadiq said national security is an issue of survival and therefore, we will have to forge unity among our ranks.