ISLAMABAD: Data Minister Fawad Chaudhry Friday revealed the explanation behind Prime Minister Imran Khan absence from the nationwide safety briefing by the navy management on the Parliament Home.
Speaking to Geo Pakistan earlier at this time, the knowledge minister stated, “the prime minister was scheduled to attend the nationwide safety assembly, however Chief of the Opposition Shehbaz Sharif had conveyed to the NA Speaker that if the PM got here to the briefing, he wouldn’t attend,”
A day prior, the closed-door assembly of the Parliamentary Committee on Nationwide Safety was held on the Nationwide Meeting that lasted for over eight hours.
Director Basic Inter-Companies Intelligence (ISI) Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed had briefed the parliamentarians for over two hours with a deal with Afghanistan and the regional safety state of affairs.
The assembly — collectively chaired by Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani and Nationwide Meeting Speaker Asad Qaiser — was attended by 29 members of the Parliamentary Committee on Nationwide Safety and 16 different parliamentarians, together with federal ministers and parliamentary leaders.
Chief of the Military Workers (COAS) Basic Qamar Javed Bajwa, Nationwide Safety Adviser Dr. Moeed Yousuf and the 4 chief ministers had additionally attended the assembly.
Echoing the speaking factors from a day earlier, Fawad stated the federal government hopes and prays that there’s a peaceable switch of energy in Afghanistan.
“We’re pushing for negotiations in Afghanistan,” he stated.
“There are three million Afghan nationals in Pakistan — if one other three million are pushed in, it’s going to put a number of stress on our economic system,” he stated.
“It will not be really easy for the Taliban to take over the federal government,” Chaudhry stated on the prospects for peace within the war-torn neighbour. “We would like that the Afghan Taliban and the Ghani authorities negotiate [a way out].”
“We’re solely involved when India makes use of Afghan territories towards us,” he added. “[In the meantime, we’ll proceed to try to mediate between the Afghan Taliban and the Ghani authorities.”