Sharif, who chaired a meeting to review the security situation was attended by Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and ISI head Lt Gen Zaheer-ul-Islam. He said that the national security is the top most priority of his government and all resources would be utilized to ensure it.

"All political forces must rise to the occasion so that national consensus is evolved to address the problems faced by the country," he was quoted as saying in a statement issued by his office.

Sharif added that broad-based national consensus among all stakeholders will enable authorities to find enduring solutions to the country's problems.

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan‚ Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi also attended the meeting.


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