ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that in prevailing law and order situation constitution of Anti-Terrorism Force (ATF) is need of the hour.
He stated this while speaking during a meeting regarding briefing about the importance of (ATF) here on Saturday.
Nawaz directed the authorities concerned to keep him informed on daily basis about the progress over establishment of the force to overcome the menace of terrorism.
Chief Secretary and Inspector General (IG) Police Punjab briefed the Prime Minister about initiatives taken for formation of ATF and its importance in the backdrop of recent surge in terror bids.
IG Punjab also apprised the prime minister about the steps being taken following the minor girl rape incident.
Later, another meeting was held to discuss condition of main roads in which Nawaz Sharif directed to improve roads of Lahore and to remove encroachments from the Circular Road.
Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and Traffic Engineering & Transport Planning Agency (TEPA) officials also attended the meeting.