Pakistan’s Prime Minister Leads Meeting on Combating Illegal Activities, Islamabad

Islamabad, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif presided over a high-level meeting focused on combating a range of illegal activities, including smuggling, money laundering, and power theft. The session, attended by key figures such as the Chief of Army Staff, General Syed Asim Munir, and provincial chief ministers, underscored a unified stance against criminal mafias affecting the country’s economy and public welfare.

According to Press Information Department, the meeting’s agenda centered on strategizing against the pervasive issue of illegal activities that undermine Pakistan’s economic stability. Detailed briefings were given on actions taken to dismantle criminal networks and mitigate their detrimental effects on society. The discussions led to the endorsement of collaborative efforts between federal and provincial authorities to enhance the effectiveness of anti-power theft measures, including the modernization of Power Distribution Companies and the adoption of Smart meters.

The Chief of Army Staff reaffirmed the military’s support for governmental efforts aimed at fostering economic recovery. Concluding the meeting, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif mandated an aggressive pursuit of the outlined initiatives, emphasizing the importance of timely implementation to alleviate the impact of illegal activities on ordinary citizens and to advance national economic interests.

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