Army not 'Zamin' and 'Salis': Nisar

PTI and PAT had given im­pres­sion that they had con­fi­dence in Pak­istan Army

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ISLAMABAD: Min­is­ter for In­te­rior and Nar­cotics Con­trol Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan on Fri­day said that govern­ment had only given role of fa­cil­i­ta­tor to the army as per con­sti­tu­tion and law.

Ad­dress­ing a press con­fer­ence, he said "Army was not given role of guar­an­tor "Zamin" and me­di­a­tor "Salis" as be­ing said by Imran Khan and Tahir-ul-Qadri in their speeches. Role of fa­cil­i­ta­tion by army is within con­sti­tu­tional am­bit, he added.

Chaudhry Nisar said state­ment of ISPR on fa­cil­i­ta­tive role of army had in fact en­dorsed the govern­ment's stance on the is­sue.

The ISPR's state­ment was is­sued in con­sul­ta­tion with the govern­ment and af­ter Prime Min­is­ter's read it, he said adding the state­ment re­flected the govern­ment's point of view.

He said de­spite his clar­i­fi­ca­tion un­con­sti­tu­tional color and shape was be­ing given to a meet­ing be­tween the army hi­er­ar­chy and the govern­ment on Thurs­day.

In­te­rior Min­is­ter said that army was al­ready in Red Zone

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