Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Thursday convened an emergency meeting of the ruling party’s parliamentary group at Parliament House.
Journalists questioned PM Khan about the appointment of the Director-General (DG) Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agency at Parliament House.
“Who will be the new DG ISI?”
PM Khan did not answer the question but laughed in response.
Prior to this, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Co-chairperson and former President Asif Ali Zardari, made an appearance before an accountability court in Islamabad today, where journalists questioned him about the appointment of DG ISI and he responded with laughter as well.
Meanwhile, Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry, while talking to reporters at Parliament House, said, “Everyone, at the turn of every hour, is trying to twist the matter to gain some popularity.”
He said that the process of DG ISI’s appointment has started and will complete soon and that “there’s no dispute between the government and the military”.
“Everyone is on the same page.”
Earlier today, Fawad took to Twitter and said the game that a certain section wanted to play on the issue of the appointment has failed.
“Now it is being said that the prime minister will conduct an interview for the appointment of the new DG ISI. Meetings before such appointments are a normal practice,” he said.
He added that it is “highly inappropriate” to make such meetings controversial.