Published: May 14, 2018 at 9:06:11 pm
Former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who after his admission to the Mumbai terrorist attack 2008 is criticized by all parties, has claimed that his statements have been "grossly misinterpreted" by the media
The admission of a leading Pakistani leader, Sharif, in an interview with Dawn, said that militant organizations active in the country Islamabad's policies called "non-state actors" to cross the border and "Killing" people in Mumbai. Without mentioning the Mumbai bombers Hafiz Saeed and Maulana Masood Azhar's militant organizations Jamaat-ud-Dawah and Jaish-e-Mohammad, who act with impunity in the country, Sharif said: "Militant organizations are active in Pakistan … Call them non-state Actors, should we allow them to cross the border and kill more than 150 people in Mumbai, explain to me, why can not we complete the process? "
Sharif spokesman, however, said in a statement," In the beginning Nawaz Sharif's statement has been grossly misinterpreted by the Indian media, but unfortunately part or all of the Pakistani electronic and social media have not only intentionally or unintentionally confirmed it, but have believed the malicious propaganda of the Indian media without reading the full facts of the statement. " "The PML-N would like to have The interview with PML-N boss Nawaz Sharif, which was brought yesterday by Dawn, has been clarified "Sharifs spokesman added.
Meanwhile, the Pakistani Army will hold a high-level meeting today to discuss the "latest misleading media statement." on the terrorist attack in Mumbai by the overthrown Prime Minister. Army spokesman Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor said on Twitter that Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was proposed to convene a meeting of the High Level National Security Committee (NSC), a platform of highest civilian and military leadership to discuss key national issues. "The NSC meeting suggested to the Prime Minister to discuss the recent misleading media statements regarding the bombing incident in Mumbai, and he will be held tomorrow," Ghafoor said.
Following his admission, Sharif is attacked by opponents and some of the alienated leader of his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party for allegedly supporting the Indian narrative of the Mumbai attack and fomenting national interests
The Chairman Tehran Teeherek-e-Insaf Imran Khan on Sunday called the PML-N member "a modern Mir Jafar" and attacked him to speak "PM Narendra Modi Language" to protect his assets in offshore societies his son.
"Nawaz Sharif is the modern-day Mir Mirafar who collaborated with the British to enslave his nation for personal gain." Nawaz speaks Modi's language against the Pakistani state, only for his 300 billion Rs he carried off to protect his sons abroad, "Khan tweeted.
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Sharif's younger brother Shahbaz Sharif also said media misrepresented the views of the former prime minister. "Can anyone think that Nawaz Sharif will say such things?"
Ten Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists had sailed from Karachi to Mumbai and conducted coordinated attacks that killed 166 people and wounded 300 in November 2008. Jamaat-Ud-Dawa (JuD) Chief Hafeez Saeed is the mastermind of the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks. The organization was declared a foreign terrorist organization by the US in June 2014.
The case has entered the tenth year, but none of its suspects in Pakistan has been punished, indicating that the case has never been on the country's priority list, eager to undermine it.
(Using PTI input)
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