The meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PNSC) comprising members of the National Assembly (NA) and Senate has started in Islamabad, reports Geo News.

Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Director-General (DG) Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency Faiz Hameed are also present at the National Assembly to attend the session.

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) President and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, all four chief ministers, along with parliamentary leaders are among the attendees.


The military leadership will brief the political leadership about the emerging situation in Afghanistan and the overall affairs of national security. The parliamentarians will be taken into confidence over a secretive deal between the government and the Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), sources privy to the matter said.