48 additional border posts constructed on Pak-Afghan border: NA informed

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ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly on Friday was informed that forty eight additional border posts have been constructed on Pak-Afghan border to curb smuggling.
Parliamentary Secretary for Interior Dr. Muhammad Afzal Khan Dhandla while replying to a question said that after the start of Operation Zarb-e-Azb and Radd-ul-Fasaad, the smuggling of illegal weapons has been curtailed in the country.
He said 207 illegal weapons have been confiscated during last year.
Replying to another question, he said the government has taken a number of steps to give maximum protection to journalists so that they could perform their duties without any fear or threat.
Dr Muhammad Afzal Khan Dhandla said all the Station House Officers in Islamabad have been directed to register the case upon receipt of any complaint by any journalists without any delay.
Similarly, mobile patrolling has also been increased in areas where offices of journalists, press clubs and residences are situated.


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