Lahore- Minister for Water and Power Khawaja Asif today said that process of evacuation of Pakistani families from war-hit Yemen, has commenced and the government is using all options for their safe exit.

Addressing a seminar at Wapda House in Lahore, the minister said that Pakistan is ready to extend full support, if there is any threat to Saudi Arabia’s territorial integrity. He said the government took major decisions like operation Zarb-e-Azb in North Waziristan and targeted operation in Karachi to eliminate terrorism and crime. The decision regarding joining or not joining Gulf-led operation in Yemen will be taken while keeping the country and Muslim Ummah’s interest in mind.