Cyber Security Chief of India had admitted that Pakistan is way ahead from India in the information warfare all due to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) and in order to win fifth generation warfare.
He said that India needs an equivalent of the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
Indian National Cyber Security Coordinator Lieutenant General Rajesh Pant (retd) praised Pakistan and criticized Indian army public relation wings and said the three wings of the armed forces of India have their own public relations officers and “they are going in different ways.”
While talking about the Pakistan Army’s spokesperson Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DGISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor, Indian National Cyber Security Coordinator said “the neighboring country got its act together in narrative warfare through the agency.”
He further added “What we are finding from the other side – from the western border – that since the time they have created the DGISPR, they have got their act together,” he said here at a seminar on the topic of ‘securing the Future Battle space: Information and Space Warfare’.
Life and times of DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor
Asif Ghafoor was commissioned in an 87 SP Medium Regiment Artillery in September 1988.
He is graduate of Command & Staff College Quetta, Command & Staff College Bandung (Indonesia) and National Defence University, Islamabad. He holds master’s degree in Strategic Studies.
The General has served on various staff, instructional and command assignments including Brigade Major Infantry Brigade, Assistant Military Secretary MS Branch, GSO-I Military Operations Directorate, GHQ, Director Military Operations in Military Operations Directorate, GHQ.
He has been on the faculty of Command and Staff College, Quetta.
DG ISPR is recipient of COAS Commendation Card for operations in Bajaur during 2008.