Mumbai incident: NSC meets to discuss Nawaz’s remarks on Mumbai attacks

ISLAMABAD: A urgent meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC), the country’s best considerate military body, has started to examine the circumstance emerging out of Ex PM Nawaz Sharif ‘s comments about claimed Pakistan’s part in the 2008 Mumbai assaults.

Executive Shahid Khaqan Abbasi is directing the meeting in Islamabad.

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan, Director General ISI Lieutenant Generl Naveed Mukhtar and senior common also military authorities are going to the meeting.

“NSC meeting recommended to Prime Minister (Shahid Khaqan Abbasi) to examine late deceptive media proclamation with respect to Bombay occurrence. Being held tomorrow morning,” said Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor in a tweet on Sunday.

Not just restriction parties, including Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehree-I-Insaf (PTI), propelled a frontal assault on Sharif after his announcement stood out as truly newsworthy at home and abroad, yet in addition pioneers having a place with the ruling PML-N didn’t underwrite his statement.

PML-N president and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif a day sooner denied that his brother had given any such articulation, saying the announcement was erroneously attributed to him.