PM to chair NSC meeting following Trump tweet

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will chair a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) on Tuesday. The agenda will primarily focus on US President Donald Trump’s tweet regarding Pakistan.
“The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools,” Trump said in the early-morning New Year’s Day tweet.
“They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!”
The meeting was originally scheduled to take place on Wednesday along with a meeting of the federal cabinet. The top civilian and military leadership of the country will attend the meeting. 
According to reports, the NSC meeting will be briefed by Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Pakistan’s diplomatic efforts, while the Director General Military Operations will brief on the efforts taken in the fight against terrorism.
Pakistan’s Ambassador the United States, Aizaz Chaudhry has also arrived in Pakistan to attend the NSC meeting. He is expected to brief the NSC on his meeting with high-level officials in the US. 
On Monday, Pakistan’s Foreign Office summoned US Ambassador David Hale to record a protest over President Trump’s tweet.
Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, in a reply to the US president’s tweet, said Pakistan will let the world know the truth and will be responding to Trump’s tweet. He added that there is a difference between facts and fiction.
The foreign minister, following the tweet by Trump, called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, sources informed. The meeting held a detailed review of Trump’s statement, sources added, besides discussing the country’s foreign policy.