ISLAMABAD: International Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and army spokesman Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday gave an in-camera briefing to parliamentary leaders on Indian aggression and Pakistan’s response to it.
The briefing, held on the Parliament Home in Islamabad, additionally had Chief of Military Employees (COAS) Common Qamar Javed Bajwa in presence.
Opposition Chief in Nationwide Meeting Shehbaz Sharif and Pakistan Peoples Celebration co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari attended the session together with occasion delegations.
Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) delegation included Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Khawaja Asif, Ahsan Iqbal, Raja Zafarul Haq, Mushahidullah Khan, Ayaz Sadiq, Rana Sanaullah and Marriyum Aurangzeb.
Sources stated the PPP delegates included Khursheed Shah, Raja Pervez Ashraf, Naveed Qamar, Sherry Rehman, Saleem Mandviwala and Raza Rabbani.
‘Individuals specific full solidarity with govt, forces’
International Minister Qureshi stated they took parliamentary leaders into confidence on the assembly.
“The assembly went effectively; I’m grateful to all of the parliamentary leaders,” he stated, including that the individuals listened to the briefing with endurance.
Qureshi stated, the parliamentary leaders expressed full solidarity with Pakistan, the federal government and armed forces of the nation.
‘The morale is excessive’
“The briefing went effectively,” the DG ISPR stated, in response to a query by a journalist after the session concluded.
When requested in regards to the session and individuals’ morale, Zardari stated, “The morale is excessive”.
Working to defuse the state of affairs, says Khattak
Defence Minister Pervez Khattak stated, “As we speak’s briefing was essential as this was the demand of the opposition. It was additionally thought that we have to stand collectively. Whether or not it’s the opposition or authorities that is Pakistan’s drawback. We requested military chief to present a briefing and due to that briefing there was satisfaction and the precise story was understood and the propaganda was revealed.”
He stated the prime minister didn’t have the programme to attend the assembly so why would the opposition object, as they had been knowledgeable earlier that the premier wouldn’t be current.
“It was additionally not their [opposition] demand,” the minister stated.
Relating to heightened stress with New Delhi, Khattak stated, “We’re working to defuse the state of affairs and are hopeful it could be defused.”