Former DG ISI never asked Nawaz Sharif to resign
ISLAMABAD: Former Director Common of ISI Lieutenant General (retd) Zaheerul Islam has mentioned that he never demanded the resignation of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
Talking to The Information on Wednesday, Lt Gen (retd) Zaheerul Islam categorically denied that he had despatched any message to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by any particular person.
“I didn’t send anybody to convey any message to the prime minister. That is completely incorrect. As an alternative, he insisted that he advise the federal government at each alternative throughout the 2014 sit-in that the PTI And the Pakistan Awami Tehreek ought to be handled politically in order that the protests could be ended.
Just lately, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif claimed for the first time that former ISI chief Lieutenant General (retd) Zaheerul Islam had despatched him a message throughout an anti-government sit-in in 2014 asking him to “resign by midnight”. “I acquired a message at midnight,” Nawaz Sharif instructed social gathering members throughout a current assembly of the PML-N’s central government committee.
He additional added, “It was mentioned that if you don’t do that, you’ll undergo the implications and martial legislation could also be enforced.” Nawaz Sharif mentioned, “I mentioned do whatever you need but I cannot resign. will give.’
Nonetheless, Nawaz Sharif didn’t title the one who introduced the DG ISI message to him.
In 2014, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Tahir-ul-Qadri’s Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) staged a 126-day sit-in in Islamabad towards alleged rigging within the 2013 elections, the primary time Nawaz Sharif has overtly overthrown his authorities. One thing has been mentioned about Zaheer-ul-Islam’s alleged plan.
To this point, Lieutenant Common (retd) Zaheer-ul-Islam had not spoken on the problem, however in a dialog with this correspondent yesterday, he categorically denied it and on the similar time mentioned that he had met Nawaz Sharif. No message was despatched, though the then Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and members of his cupboard and senior leaders talked about the alleged ‘plan’ to oust Nawaz Sharif from energy by PTI and PAT sit-ins. However the authorities has not but investigated the matter.
Within the final days of 2015, Protection Minister Khawaja Asif, in a TV interview, allegedly named former DG ISI Common Zaheer-ul-Islam throughout his PAT and PTI’s 2014 sit-in, allegedly concentrating on the Nawaz Sharif authorities. However the position in destabilizing was talked about.
Khawaja Asif mentioned that Common Zaheer was behind the conspiracy of ‘London Plan’ towards the federal government. At the moment, the Protection Minister instructed everybody what was being mentioned within the closed-door conferences of the rulers. He mentioned that the London Plan towards the Nawaz Sharif authorities was a joint plan of Common Shuja Pasha and Common Zaheerul Islam.
Khawaja Asif additionally mentioned in his TV interview that after the assault on Hamid Mir in April 2014, Common Zaheer had a dispute with the federal government over the place taken by the federal government on the problem of Geo.
Khawaja Asif mentioned that Common Zaheer harmed the nationwide curiosity in settling his private dispute. Khawaja Asif was of the opinion that the Prime Minister ought to take care of the state of affairs properly and he ought to stay calm.
The protection minister’s assertion was not preferred by some quarters on the time, which prompted him to chorus from discussing the problem additional. Later, one other cupboard member, Mushahidullah Khan, needed to resign when he resigned. He instructed the nationwide information company in an interview that the intelligence bureau had phone recordings which proved that Common Zaheerul Islam was concerned within the conspiracy.