Friday, September 30, 2022

Pak Army aghast at PTI chairman's defamatory statement about senior leadership: ISPR

Pak Army aghast at PTI chairman's defamatory statement about senior leadership: ISPR

RAWALPINDI (92 News) - DG ISPR Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar has said that the Pakistan Army is aghast at the defamatory and uncalled for statement about its senior leadership by PTI chairman Imran Khan during a political rally at Faisalabad.

In a statement, he said: "Regrettably, an attempt has been made to discredit and undermine senior leadership of Pakistan Army at a time when the institution is laying lives for the security and safety of the people of Pakistan every day.

"Senior politicians trying to stir controversies on appointment of COAS of Pakistan Army, the procedure for which is well defined in the constitution, is most unfortunate and disappointing. Senior leadership of Army has decades long impeccable meritorious service to prove its patriotic and professional credentials beyond any doubt."

The DG ISPR said that politicizing the senior leadership of Pakistan Army and scandalizing the process of selection of COAS is neither in the interest of the state of Pakistan nor of the institution. "Pakistan Army reiterates its commitment to uphold the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan," he declared.