Minister of Defence Khawaja Asif says Afghan authorities have promised Islamabad that their territory would not ever be used to sabotage Pakistan
Defense Minister Khawaja Asif stated on Monday during an interview. That Afghan terrain is being used for harm in Pakistan despite a deal made with the Taliban regime.
Khawaja was on the show following the closing of the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting in Islamabad.
The minister added that the Afghan authorities had promised Islamabad that their territory would never be used to sabotage Pakistan.
“The Pakistani government is in constant touch with Afghanistan in connection with border violations,” the official said.
Asif recalled an incident involving the national security committee of the legislative Parliament. The National Assembly was briefed by the former director general of Inter-Services Intelligence General (retd) Faiz Hameed and former general of the army (retd) Qamar Javed Bajwa on the context of the talks with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and their subsequent developments.
But it didn’t yield any positive outcomes, he added.
He highlighted his assertion that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) accounted for 58% of the terrorist attacks in Pakistan and some of which took place in Balochistan. In contrast, he said such incidents are sporadic in other areas, such as Sindh and Punjab.
Imran Khan, the leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), has expressed his displeasure in public. However, he remains untouched by the political manipulation of the 2018 election.
Distinguishing the PTI leaders’ assertions that General Bajwa was involved in the effort to remove Imran Khan, which led to Imran Khan’s resignation in April of last year. The defense minister asserted that he is unaware of how the move affects him given that the Parliament approved it. He also urged Imran Khan to improve his conduct.
Mahmood Khan responded to inquiries about his absence from the NSC NSC meeting. How many times did Imran Khan invite SCM Syed Murad Ali Shah to the NSC when he was in charge of things?
“Imran Khan is leveling allegations against everyone, including the United States and national institutions,” he claimed. “On the other hand, we will knock at every door to achieve unanimity on national issues,” the politician declared.
Friendly countries are eager to help Pakistan and help the country to stay in the International Monetary Fund (IMF) program, he added. In this regard, the Pakistan government is deciding to remain within the IMF program, he added.
“We will have to take tough decisions. We will ensure that the middle-class and low-income sections of society are not overly burdened,” the president said.
NSC chooses not to allow anyone to “facilitate terrorists’
The previous Monday, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif created the NSC. And made the decision that no nation could shelter and encourage terrorists. Pakistan retains all rights to protect its citizens.
The NSC’s 40th session, held in Islamabad, saw the adoption of the resolution. based on a formal statement issued on Monday by the PM’s residence.
The NSC promised to react firmly to the threat of a resurgence in terrorism across Pakistan and declared militants “enemies of Pakistan.”
Pakistan’s law and security conditions have become more difficult in the last few months. Terrorist groups, such as the TTP, banned TTP and have carried out terror attacks throughout the country.