NSC decides to issue strong demarche to unnamed country over ‘threat letter’ – Pakistan

The National Security Council (NSC) decided on Thursday to go on a ‘strong march’ against a country that did not name a ‘threat letter’ showing evidence of a foreign conspiracy to overthrow the PTI-led government. It is “blatant interference in Pakistan’s internal affairs”.

The NSC meeting, the highest coordination forum on security issues, was chaired by Prime Minister Imran Khan. Ministers of Defense, Energy, Information and Broadcasting, Home Affairs, Finance, Human Rights, Planning, Development and Special Initiatives, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Director of Services, National Security Advisers and senior officials were present.

According to a statement released by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), NSA Moed Yusuf briefed the committee on the official communication of a high-ranking foreign official to the Pakistani ambassador to the country at an official meeting.

In a statement, the committee concluded that “the country expressed serious concerns about communication by defining the language used by diplomats as non-diplomatic language” and that “the country in question was blatantly meddling in Pakistan’s internal affairs.” .

Intervention was described as “unacceptable under any circumstances.”

According to the statement, the committee said Pakistan had decided to conduct a powerful march on the country in question, both in Islamabad and in the capital, through appropriate channels in accordance with diplomatic norms.

Conference participants also supported the federal cabinet’s decision to trust Congress for the letter at a camera session in Capitol Hill today. However, according to Asad Umar, Minister of Planning and Development, the opposition was not present.

The situation came a day after the Prime Minister shared a letter with his ministers at a hastily convened meeting not attended by PTI’s two main allies, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) and the Balochistan Awami Party (BAP). no see. being invited. The letter is said to have been shown to ministers on TV screens.

Prime Minister Imran also called a selected group of TV anchors, saying that “the language of the letter was threatening and arrogant” and that if the no-confidence agreement failed, Pakistan would face dire consequences.

However, the prime minister did not show the letter to the press.

The rush to share this “secret letter” with the cabinet and some journalists came after it became clear that the prime minister had lost a majority in the National Assembly following MQM-P’s decision to support a joint opposition party. A resolution of trust in the Prime Minister.

At the center, the MQM-P, a key ally of the PTI government, holds seven seats in the NA, and after deciding to separate from the government, the opposition won the support of 177 MNAs. plurality.

Yesterday the Army Chief of Staff (COAS) met with Prime Minister Imran twice, and since then some ministers have argued that the prime minister has never been asked to resign, nor will he choose.

The ‘threat letter’ first appeared at a public rally at PTI on Sunday. The prime minister used this as evidence of a “foreign conspiracy” and asked his party’s dissidents and disgruntled allies to change their minds and not get involved. of a “foreign conspiracy” against him.

Minister of Information Fawad Chaudhry said: Serb Yesterday, Prime Minister Imran decided to present a ‘secret letter’ at NA’s camera session or a joint session of the National Assembly, but no word was given as to when such a session would be convened.

Assembly Speaker Assad Caesar tweeted, “If the government and opposition leaders agree, sensitive letters can be discussed at the National Security Council’s camera meeting.”

The National Assembly plenary session will resume at 4 pm today after a three-day adjournment, and discussion of the resolution of no confidence is on the agenda. A vote on the resolution will be held on April 3rd.

the letter

At the PTI’s public meeting in Islamabad on Sunday, the prime minister pulled a piece of paper from his pocket and waved to the crowd, claiming it was evidence of an “international conspiracy” to overthrow his government.

“Foreign money is being used to change governments. The money comes in from abroad, and the domestic ones are used. Some of them are unaware that they are being used and some are intentionally using this money for us,” he said. claimed that

At a joint press conference on Tuesday, Planning and Development Minister Asad Umar and Intelligence Minister Chaudhry said the Prime Minister had agreed to deliver a letter to Pakistan Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial.

“If anyone has any doubts, the Prime Minister has said that he is ready to present this letter to the Chief Justice of the SC to the satisfaction of the people, if necessary, because he has a good reputation,” Umar added. Four people, including him, saw the letter.

“The letter was shared only with the highest civilian and military leadership and two or three members of the Cabinet,” he added.