ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader in National Assmebly Syed Khurshid Shah has urged Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi to explain the matters related to nation security in parliament.
He maintained that the premier should take the parliament into confidence over the decisions taken in National Security Committee (NSC) meeting.
“We are all responsible of the matters concerning national security,” Shah uttered.
“Words contain various meaning. Those on significant positions should think before speaking,” he asserted.
Nawaz is related to the present government while I am from the opposition therefore; the government should decide what should be done of the issue, he affirmed.
Speaking over the NSC meeting being held in the aftermath of the remarks given by Nawaz Sharif, Shah said, “I came to know about the meeting and the invitation this morning. But decided not to attend the session.”
Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had on Saturday revealed in an interview that those who attacked hotel in Mumbai in 2008 hailed from Pakistan.
Speaking to the newspaper, Nawaz Sharif asked if we should allow non-state actors “to cross the border and kill 150 people in Mumbai”.
He said: “Militant organisations are active. Call them non-state actors, should we allow them to cross the border and kill 150 people in Mumbai? Explain it to me. Why can’t we complete the trial?” — a reference to the Mumbai attacks-related trials which have stalled in a Rawalpindi anti-terrorism court.
Meanwhile, the interview has stirred a storm as Indian media has turned his statement into a charge sheet against Pakistan for being involved in the Mumbai attacks.
On the other hand, a German journalist, Elys Davidson in his book last year revealed that the Mumbai attack was masterminded by Israel and America and the facts were distorted by the Indian government.
According to the book, many witnesses saw Ajmal Kasaab and others gathering in Nariman House two days before the incident, but the Indian investigative agencies never included their statements in the investigation report.