Don’t Drag Army into politics: DG ISPR refutes backdoor meeting claims

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

08th Feb, 2021. 01:17 pm

Director-General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar on Monday refuted all claims of backdoor meetings with the politicians.

DGISPR clearly stated not to drag army into politics. “He said that if any member of the Pakistan Democratic Movement has any evidence that Pakistan Army is having any back door meetings with them, then I challenge them to bring that evidence to public. Do not drag the institution into politics. We have nothing to do with it.”

Ali Sadpara

DGISPR said that the efforts are underway to trace out Mountaineer Muhammad Ali Sadpara who went missing while attempting a winter summit of K2.

In a statement, while regarding Ali Sadpara as a ‘National Hero’ DGISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar said that unfottunatley the mountaineer went missing 72 hours ago. “There are no shortcomings in the search operation, however the team is facing difficulties due to extreme weather conditions.”

Chinese donation of vaccines

Speaking about the Chinese donation of vaccines, DGISPR said that Pakistan military is the first foreign military to receive vaccine assistance from People’s Liberation Army of China. DG ISPR said that keeping with the Pakistan Armed Forces’ traditional spirit of ‘nation comes first, always and every time, these donations were decided to be completely contributed to the national vaccination drive.

COVID Situation

DGISPR added that the Pakistani nation stood firm in fight against the coronavirus and implemented the health protocols devised by the National Command and Operations Centre (NCOC) in daily life. The whole world is badly affected due to the killer virus.

UN report

Commenting about the UN’s acknowledgement of the ongoing efforts of the Pakistan government against elements involved in terrorist activities, DGISPR said that the report confirmed Pakistan’s dossier against Indian sponsored terrorism.

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