Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif says the federal government is working on a counter-terrorism policy to restore peace in the country.

While talking to newsmen in Lahore on Thursday‚ he said cessation of terrorism will take some time.

To a question‚ Shahbaz Sharif said peace talks will move forward only after Taliban abide by Pakistan's constitution. He urged the Taliban to positively respond to federal government's offer of talks.