The responsibilities of the unit shall be-

(a) to conduct operation, investigation and inquiry of cases against the person or entity involved in extremism, terrorism, terrorist acts and terrorist financing;

(b) to play effective role for preventing terrorist activities by taking different initiatives including counter radicalization and de-radicalization;

(c) to take necessary steps to formulate and implement plans regarding Countering Violent Extremism and Preventing Violent Extremism;

(d) to collect intelligence related to extremism and with assistance of concerned authority, under existing laws and regulations, lawful interception on extremist and terrorist to detect their location and take effective measures to arrest;

(e) to deal with hostage crisis and conduct crisis negotiations;

(f) to exchange information with relevant national and international organizations as directed by the Inspector General of Police, for combating the threat of extremism and terrorism and its possible remedy;

(g) to conduct research regarding cause and remedy of extremism and terrorist activities;

(h) to submit annual report and if necessary special report to the government, reviewing the risks posed by the terrorist by collecting, analyzing, and formatting necessary information to counter terrorist activities;

(i) to fulfil the purpose of Anti Terrorism Act, take relevant and necessary measures to suppress, prevent and redress terrorist activities.