Soldiers’ martyrdom is sacrifice Pakistan making for peace in region: DG ISPR
RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that the martyrdom of six soldiers on Pak-Afghan border and four in Balochistan is the sacrifice Pakistan making for peace in the region.
In a tweet on Saturday, he said: “While security of tribal areas has been improved with efforts now focused to solidify border, inimical forces are attempting to destabilise Balochistan. Their efforts will Insha Allah fail,” he said.
Talking to the media, Muhammad Javed, father of the martyred Captain Aqib Javed, said that the martyrdom of his son had made them proud. “There can be no happiness greater than martyrdom of a son for the homeland,” he said.
“My son got a commission to the Pak Army in 2015. He had been in the operational area since April this year. He had resumed his duty on July 22 after a 10-day leave,” he said.
Muhammad Javed was to tie the knot in Karachi on August 24. “It is a matter of pride for our village that he was promoted to the rank of the captain,” he said.
Today is another Feb 27 for India as it once again got a surprise: DG ISPR
July 17, DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that the verdict of International Court of Justice (ICJ) is a victory for Pakistan.
Talking to 92 News exclusively, he said that the ICJ had not nullified the sentence awarded to Kulbhushan Jadhav by the military court. “Today is another Feb 27 for India as it once again got a surprise,” he said.
The DG ISPR said that the Indian terrorist Kulbhushan Jadhav does not deserve the consular access. “We managed a meeting of Kulbhushan Jadhav with his wife and mother on humanitarian grounds,” he said.
Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that the mercy plea of Kulbhushan is with COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa who did not made the decision on it because the case was in the ICJ.
He said that Judge Tassaduq Hussain Jilani had written a dissenting note on technical grounds. He thanked the International Court of Justice, saying the verdict is the best one. “We stated that Kulbhushan’s sentence is as per law and our stance was accepted,” he said.
The DG ISPR said that the court had also accepted Pakistan’s stance that Kulbhushan travelled on a fake passport. He lauded the performance of the legal team led by Attorney General Anwar Mansoor. “The appointment of a suitable lawyer in the case was a difficult phase. The key responsibility was assigned to Khawar Qureshi,” he said.
The DG ISPR said that the India media had again today showed irresponsibility. “Indian media had made so-called claims before the ICJ verdict,” he said. Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that the Pakistani media and journalists displayed extreme responsibility which aired the news after it broke.