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Pakistan borders are safe from Afghanistan side, says DG ISPR Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar

Pakistan borders are safe from Afghanistan side, says DG ISPR Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar
August 27, 2021 Web Desk

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Director General Inter Services Public Relations Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar has said that the Pakistan borders are safe from the Afghanistan side.

Briefing the media on Friday, he said that Pakistan had already taken the precautionary measures to make the Afghanistan border safe. "The Ashraf Ghani government ended in Afghanistan on August 15. No untoward incident occurred in the border areas," he said.

He said that some terrorists might enter Pakistan from Afghanistan, but security forces are trying their best to foil their plans. "90 percent work on installing fence on the border has been completed. Several jawans lost their lives to achieve this objective," he added.

The DG ISPR said that 130 flights landed at Islamabad Airport from Afghanistan. "Pakistan evacuated over 5,000 foreigners from Afghanistan," he added.

He said that the Indian role in Afghanistan has always been negative. "Hundreds of the Afghan soldiers were trained in India," he added.

RAW-NDS nexus

Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar said that there was RAW-NDS nexus against Pakistan. "Terrorism in CPEC and Gwadar was planned in Afghanistan. We have indetified the resposnible in the terrorist activities in Quetta and Gwadar. The Pak Army is providing security to the CPEC projects. Now Indian influence in Afghanistan will end," he declared.

He said that over 12,000 ceasefire violations were done on the eastern border.

Afghan soldiers sent back

The DG ISPR said that the Afghan forces enetred Pakistan several times to avoid the Taliban. "Pakistan sent several Afghan soldiers back. Hundreds of Afghan cadets were trained in India. Only six cadets came to Pakistan for training," he dislcosed.

80,000 Pakistanis lost lives in war against terror

Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar said that Pakistan was affected by the Afghan war most of all. "Over 80,000 Pakistanis lost their lives. Pakistan suffered a loss of billions of dollars in the war against terror," he added.

He disclosed that the Pakistan military leadership paid seven importnat visits to Afghanistan. We hope that now Afghanistan will not be a victum of a civil war," he said.

The DG ISPR said that the Talian leadership had assured that the Afghan land will not be used against any country.