ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif demanded a parliamentary fee on current controversy stirred by former ambassador to america Husain Haqqani, who claimed that Pakistan allowed CIA operatives on its soil to trace down the then Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden.
In a current piece in Washington Submit, Haqqani alleged that the civilian authorities led by the Pakistan Individuals’s Celebration had given visas to the US spy company operatives in order that they might hunt for Osama bin Laden, and it will definitely led to the OBL raid by US Navy SEALS on Might 2, 2011.
Haqqani in his no-holds-barred article added that the then civilian authorities had not knowledgeable the army over these developments.
Asif whereas addressing a session within the Nationwide Meeting on Wednesday stated that Haqqani had named then president Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in his article, and the opposition was making an attempt to bury the allegations by merely labeling Haqqani as a “traitor”.
“The matter isn’t that straightforward,” he stated.
Chief of the Opposition and PPP stalwart Khursheed Shah stated that a joint parliamentary fee ought to be remodeled the claims. “We would like the difficulty to be investigated. It should solely strengthen the parliament.”
Former Inside Minister and PPP Senator Rehman Malik stated that he was not divulging info within the bigger nationwide curiosity however he will probably be pressured to talk out if allegations proceed. He stated that former Prime Minister Gilani had already given his stance over the OBL raid, including that the PPP had nothing to do with allegations hurled towards it within the article.
Stories in The Information state that in 2010 a new policy was issued the place extraordinary leniency was proven in issuing visas to American officers over the directives of then President Zardari.
Following the implementation of the brand new coverage on July 14, 2010 Pakistani Embassy in Washington issued visas to 1,445 candidates in six weeks. Out of the 1,445 US residents, 862 have been declared as US diplomats and officers, The Information reported.
Talking in Geo Information programme Capital Speak, Haqqani stood by his assertion and stated he had not revealed something new in his article. He stated that he gave the visas as per the process throughout his tenure.
Petition submitted in SC to convey Haqqani again
A petition has been submitted in Supreme Courtroom Lahore registry demanding that the Haqqani be delivered to Pakistan by the Interpol.
The petitioner Barrister Zafarullah Khan has made the federal authorities, overseas and inside ministry, and Haqqani celebration within the petition.
It provides that Haqqani had promised to return to Pakistan previous to his departure to america the place he at present resides.
Haqqani’s claims have brought about an uproar in Pakistan, with even a few of his former celebration fellows rebuffing them and portray him as a traitor.
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