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Union Home Minister Reviews Counter-Terrorism Strategy


Union Home Minister Reviews Counter-Strategy

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh today chaired a meeting during which the measures being undertaken for Countering were reviewed and certain action areas including capacity building of various security agencies and the State police through specialized training programmes were identified. The strategy to curb terror financing and Fake Indian Currency Notes was also reviewed.

Emphasizing zero tolerance for terrorism, Shri Rajnath Singh underlined that Counter is a priority area and all efforts must be coordinated and synergized to root out terrorism. The Home Minister stressed on professional investigation of incidents related to terrorism. Since the state police are the first responder in any terror-related incident, he directed that an assessment of the capabilities of state special forces may be conducted. He emphasized on the need for cooperation with friendly countries for countering terrorism.

The Minister of State Shri Hansaraj Gangaram Ahir and senior officials of the Home Ministry were present in the meeting.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 00:20 IST