Islamabad, Nov. 1: The chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS), Mian Raza Rabbani, has said that Pakistan requires a new counter-terrorism law in order overcome the threat of terrorism in the country.
Rabbani, during a PCNS meeting, said that a law to counter terrorism was being formulated in the country. He said the proposed law should also cover the fundamental rights of the people, reports The Dawn.
A British lawyer and an expert on anti-terrorism laws, Lord Alexander Charles Carlyle, also attended the meeting. During the meeting, Lord Carlyle briefed the committee on Britain’s counter-terrorism laws.
“We will take into consideration the counter-terrorism laws enforced in different countries,” Rabbani added. (ANI)