Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid has said nation salutes Pakistan Army as it has been fighting against terrorism to give peace to the people.

Addressing a news conference in Islamabad today (Wednesday), he appreciated sacrifices of armed forces, which ensured protection democracy, judiciary and journalism.

The minister said the terrorists want to snatch our freedom but the armed forces and intelligence agencies have rendered matchless sacrifices to foil their nefarious designs.

He said today (Wednesday) is the day to remember those who sacrificed their lives to ensure territorial integrity of the country and protection of people.

To a question he said dialogue process with Taliban is moving forward hoping that it will be result-oriented.

Pervaiz Rashid said that overcoming power theft is national agenda and government will make no compromise on it.

He said Minister of State for Power Abid Sher Ali has launched a campaign against power stealers on directive of the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

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