Vice President Naidu attacks Pakistan, calls it 'terror-funding' state

ANI | Updated: Oct 16, 2017 13:17 IST

Manesar (Haryana) [India], October 16 (ANI): Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Monday, while attending the 33rd raising function of the National Security Gaurd (NSG), targetted Pakistan for funding terrorism.

In his address at the event in Manesar, the Vice President of India said, "Our neighbour has made a state policy to aid, abet, fund and train terrorism."

The Vice President also lauded the NSG for their efforts to ensure the safety and security of the country.

"Over the last 33 years, you have successfully handled terrorist and hijack situations. The country will always remember your defining role in the Akshardham, Mumbai and Pathankot attack," added Naidu.

Expressing his concern over the increase of terrorism, he said, "There is a dire need to constantly review and improve tactics and innovate updated strategy and stay ahead in order fight terrorism."

Naidu added, "The time has come for the international community to isolate the states sponsoring terrorism. Terrorism does not have any religion; it is a menace to humanity and a threat to development."

"The capacity building of state police forces is need of the hour. Happy to know that the NSG is training state police forces now."

Naidu also stressed on the fact that transparency and accountability are important.

He said, "Transparency and accountability are important. Information with confirmation is more than ammunition." (ANI)