PM Khaqan Abbasi Summons NSC Meeting to Talk Over Security Issues


ISLAMABAD: PM Khaqan Abbasi has summoned the meeting of National Security Committee ( NSC ) today to discuss border and regional security.

PM Khaqan Abbasi has summoned the highest civil-military body of the state, NSC, for a meeting today. The meeting will discuss on matters pertaining to the border and region security.

The meeting will also discuss the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. FATA reforms along with the border situation to the west and east both will be under discussion today.

Sources indicated that the issue of controversial content in Lt Gen (retd) Asad Durrani’s book, Spy Chronicles. Asad Durrani has served as the former chief of Pakistani top spy agency, ISI from 1990 to 1992. The book has been co-authored by AS Dulat who is the former chief of Indian intelligence agency, RAW. RAW, which stands for Research Analyst Wing, is the top Indian spy agency.

Writing a book with the former chief of rival state’s spy agency in itself has given Asad Durrani major criticism. However; the book has also some questionable revelation that have raised some eyebrows. That is why Lt Gen Asad Durrani was summoned to GHQ Rawalpindi yesterday for inquiry.

In the inquiry the former chief of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was questioned on the content of his books. The military has ordered a probe by formal Court of Inquiry headed by a serving lieutenant general into the matter.

The summons from ISPR came after former Premiere Nawaz Sharif had asked to summon a NSC meeting on the book. PPP Senator Raza Rabbani had also stated his reservations on the book in media. He said that if a politician had done this with his counterpart he wouldbe charged of treason.


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