'Terrorism' Pakistan's biggest challenge in 2013: Imran Khan

Islamabad, Jan 2 (ANI): Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has described the menace of terrorism as the biggest challenge for the country in the year 2013.

Khan called upon the government, political parties and all other stakeholders to sit down and chalk out a comprehensive strategy to flush out terrorists from Pakistan.

The former cricketer pointed out that terrorism was the main cause for the prevailing economic crisis, and added that the government should take immediate steps to provide protection to the people, which was its constitutional obligation, the Express Tribune reports.

Khan also said that during the past years, thousands of innocent people and security personnel had been killed in various terrorist activities.

The PTI chief urged that the government should work out a well-thought-out plan by taking all the political parties and other stakeholders on board to weed out the menace of terrorism for ever from the country, the report said. (ANI)