During a meeting, Ijaz Shah – Interior Minister – appreciated the efforts made by the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA). The body has done well in reducing terrorism activities from Pakistan.
The Interior Minister was addressing the board in a meeting when he shared his appreciation. The member also reviewed the 14-points agenda during the meeting.
The board approved a budget for the body and discussed that the satisfaction received from the employees against the medical facilities they’re receiving.
According to the annual report by NACTA, at least 517 people expired across the country in 2018 in terror-related incidents.
The report also mentioned that Pakistan has witnessed a significant cut in terrorism incidents. However, Balochistan remained the most affected province despite the reduction in terrorism. Besides this negative result, the overall terrorism in Balochistan and erstwhile FATA have reduced by 22 percent, it added.
It is also reported that NACTA has successfully reduced terrorism from Sindh to up to 80% in 2018.