Matter of Musharraf is sub-judice and has nothing to do with Pakistan Army: Secretary defence

Matter of Musharraf is sub-judice and has nothing to do with Pakistan Army: Secretary defence

ISLAMABAD, (SANA): Defense Secretary general (retd) Asif Yasin Malik said that matter of former president Pervez Musharraf is sub-judice and has nothing to do with Pakistan Army. He said there is no role of army in case against Musharraf. He questioned whether there is any army officer in court, adding that the matter of Musharraf is in court and no army person is sitting in court. Meanwhile the Standing Committee of the National Assembly on Defence has asked the ISI and MI to brief the committee on Balochistan, FATA, Karachi and overall security situation of country. The committee has also decided to take briefing on the nuclear assts and country and visit to Joint Headquarters. The committee members would visit South Waziristan Agency for expressing solidarity with the army.

The meeting of the committee was chaired by Khawaja Rohail Asghar at the Parliament House. The committee unanimously approved the amendment bill regarding Survey of Pakistan.

While talking to media persons after attending the meeting of the Standing Committee of the National Assembly Asif Tasin Malik said that the army has no role in case against Parvez Musharraf.
Asif Yasin Malik said that Armed Forces Institute of Cardiology is state-of-the-art health facility where even foreigners prefer to receive cardiac treatments. Secretary defence said he is not aware about the suggestion of Parvez Musharraf’s trial under the Army act. He said this question should be asked from the ISPR.

He said consultations are going on with US for making process of payments of coalition support fund more lenience. He said that the government would have to decide about the strategic dialogues, adding that in this regard both countries are in contact.
Ends-SANA-TR-ZS

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