ISLAMABAD: Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security (PCNS) Mian Raza Rabbani on Wednesday said that there was a need to formulate a counter-terrorism law to overcome the threat of terrorism in the country.
Speaking to the media after a meeting of the committee, Rabbani said that the proposed law should also cover the fundamental rights of the people.
A British lawyer and an expert on anti-terrorism laws, Lord Alexander Charles Carlyle, also attended the PCNS meeting.
During the meeting chaired by Senator Rabbani, Lord Carlyle briefed the committee on Britain’s counter-terrorism laws.
Rabbani said that a law to counter terrorism was being formulated in the country.
“We will take into consideration the counter-terrorism laws enforced in different countries,” he added.
Replying to a question, he said that recommendations pertaining to the recovery of missing persons would be given the final approval in the next session of the committee.