COAS Gen Raheel Sharif likely to meet PM

17 Oct, 2016 1:05 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar are expected to hold meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad over issue of controversial news report of an English daily newspaper.

Director General Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is also likely to attend the meeting.

Earlier, the government had removed the name of English daily report from the Exit Control List (ECL).

In a meeting with the APNS and CPNE office-bearers, he said that there was no difference between the government and the Army. The publication of the false news created problems for Pakistan in the world.

Ch Nisar said that they want to investigate the news and would continue action as per law, adding that the government respects the freedom of expression. “The journalist publishing the news should cooperate with the investigation committee,” he said.

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