ISLAMABAD: Civil and military leadership pledged on the New Year eve that all steps would be taken to make Pakistan terror-free. Sources told Daily Times that civil-military leadership sat together in Presidency on Saturday and discussed internal security. President Mamnoon Hussain, after awarding the Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military) to Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mehmood Hayat and Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Bajwa, invited Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and services chiefs over tea.The president and PM congratulated General Zubair and General Bajwa for earning military awards and hailed their professionalism. Sources said a complete harmony was seen between the civil-military leadership on the issues related to national importance. Nawaz was of the view that security and law and order was better in 2016 and it will be far more better in 2017 as the government was committed to eliminating terrorism from Pakistan. They also discussed the outcome of Operation Zarb-e-Azb and National Action Plan and it was agreed that all steps would be taken to consolidate the successes against terrorism. They praised the exemplary coordination among the three services and said joint efforts were vital to counter the challenges.earlier, Mamnoon Hussain awarded Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Military) to General Zubair and General Bajwa. The ceremony was attended by chairman senate, National Assembly speaker, members of the federal cabinet and services chiefs.