thenews.com.pk 22 Sep, 2020 02:30 am

Creating anarchy won’t be allowed

Creating anarchy won’t be allowed
ISLAMABAD: The military leadership in a meeting with key parliamentarians last week advised that the Army should not be dragged into political rivalries, as it was not involved, directly or...

Top Story September 22, 2020 ISLAMABAD: The military leadership in a meeting with key parliamentarians last week advised that the Army should not be dragged into political rivalries, as it was not involved, directly or indirectly, in any political process.During a talk on the NAB, the military leadership made it clear if politicians wanted to change the NAB Law, they should do it collectively.The key parliamentarians met the military leadership on September 16 on the latter’s request to discuss the issue of Gilgit Baltistan and Kashmir, Sirajul Haq disclosed while talking to The News.He said the military leadership wanted to discuss the issue of giving constitutional status to Gilgit Baltistan (GB) as the people of the area had been demanding the same for many years now.

Siraj disclosed that the military leadership indicated that it was aware of Jamaat-e-Islami’s stance on the issue, whereas the PPP and PML-N insisted that the issue should be deferred and discussed after the forthcoming elections in GB so that it was not made into a political issue by any political party during the election campaign.” Talking to Shahzeb Khanzada in Geo News programme, PPP leader Senator Sherry Rehman said the parliamentary leadership did not meet the military leadership on its own, as a call was received from the military leadership that a meeting was being held to discuss the sensitive issue of Gilgit-Baltistan.

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