HEADLINE PAKISTAN

Pakistan will respond Indian aggression at time and place of its choosing: NSC

ISLAMABAD – The National Security Committee, which met in Islamabad today with Prime Minister in the chair, strongly rejected Indian claim of targeting an alleged terrorist camp near Balakot and the claim of heavy casualties and vowed that Pakistan shall respond to this Indian uncalled aggression at the time and place of its choice.

The meeting said that once again the Indian government has resorted to a self-serving, reckless and fictitious claim.

The meeting was told that claimed area of strike is open for the world to see the facts on ground and for this domestic and international media is being taken to the impact site.

The meeting said this action has been done for domestic consumption being in election environment, putting regional peace and stability at grave risk.     

The meeting was attended by Ministers of Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Defence Minister Pervez Khattak, Finance, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan and other civil & military officials.