ISLAMABAD: Pakistan gave an “efficient response to India” however the danger of a doable retaliation was “nonetheless current”, the Military chief mentioned Wednesday throughout an in-camera briefing to the parliamentary leaders on New Delhi’s aggression and Islamabad’s response.
Chief of the Military Workers (COAS) Basic Qamar Javed Bajwa mentioned in order he addressed the Parliament Home within the capital metropolis the place International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and navy spokesperson Main Basic Asif Ghafoor have been additionally current.
Gen Bajwa careworn that whereas the forces have been absolutely able to defend the nation towards any doable untoward occasion, not one of the Pakistan Air Forces’ (PAF) warplanes had violated the Line of Management.
The leaders of the worldwide powers have expressed critical considerations concerning the rising tensions between the 2 nuclear-armed South Asian nations, the Military chief talked about, and that they have been enjoying their required function in a bid to deescalate.
The COAS associated that Prime Minister Imran Khan had as soon as once more invited India for peace talks and urged for higher sense to prevail.
“We wish to come to the desk and discuss terrorism that impacts us each. We’re prepared. Let higher sense prevail,” Khan had famous.
Gen Bajwa mentioned he hoped that India would act sensibly and take the premier’s supply for an additional probability at peace to be a optimistic step.
Others current within the assembly comprised Shehbaz Sharif, the opposition chief within the Nationwide Meeting and former chief minister of Punjab, Pakistan Peoples Occasion (PPP) co-chairperson Asif Ali Zardari, in addition to a delegation of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) — together with former PM Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Khawaja Asif, Ahsan Iqbal, Raja Zafarul Haq, Mushahidullah Khan, Ayaz Sadiq, Rana Sanaullah, and Marriyum Aurangzeb — and one other of the PPP, together with Khursheed Shah, Raja Pervez Ashraf, Naveed Qamar, Sherry Rehman, Saleem Mandviwala, and Raza Rabbani.