On Friday, Pakistan's PM Imran Khan signed the public version of the country's first-ever National Security Policy for the yrs 2022-2026. It includes all areas of internal & external security, including Afghanistan's condition and its impact on the neighbourhood.

The draft emphasizes economic & military security & details the challenges & opportunities that Pakistan will face in the future years. Besides these challenges, the policy covers water security, population growth, terrorism, & foreign policy in Pakistan.

                       

Imran Khan signs Pakistan's first-ever National Security Policy

WHAT?

 Pakistan`s Prime Minister Imran Khan has signed the public version of the first-ever National Security Policy of Pakistan for the years 2022-2026.

WHEN?

The Pak PM signed the policy on Friday, 14 January 2022.

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The National Security Policy covers all internal and external security aspects, including the situation in Afghanistan and its impact on the neighbourhood.

The Pakistani publication said that the draft puts economic and military security at the core of policy and outlines the challenges and opportunities facing Pakistan in the coming years.

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Earlier, Imran Khan had summoned a meeting of the National Security Council (NSC) to review the country`s first-ever national security policy on December 27. The information of the review meeting was provided by Pakistan`s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry in a tweet.

The NSC is Pakistan`s highest forum for coordination on security matters and is attended by key federal Ministers, the national security adviser, services chiefs and intelligence officials.

Aside from the military and economic issues, the document throws light on Pakistan`s water security as well as population growth, terrorism and foreign policy.