“Their Time Is Up” DGISPR Warns Pashtun Tahafuz Movement In Press Conference
Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DGISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor has said that the Pakistan Army will not allow the practices of Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM) voicing their grievances in such a manner. He said that we will no longer entertain them in his Press Conference on Monday where he also announced that PTM’s time is up.
Pak Army is ready to help the Pashtuns of tribal areas and resolve their issues, DGISPR added. He also confirmed that the PTM had received funding from Afghanistan. He also added that the Indian intelligence agencies funded the PTM.
DG ISPR Press Conference – 29 Apr 2019 https://t.co/QMHN0yZmos
— Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor (@OfficialDGISPR) April 29, 2019
“We want to do everything for the people of tribal areas. Those who are playing in the hands of people, their time is up. Their time is up,” he confirmed in reference to PTM.
“But the instructions of the army chief will be fully followed. People will not face any sort of problem and neither will any unlawful path be adopted, everything will be done lawfully. “You have enjoyed all the liberty that you wanted to,” he said, addressing the PTM leadership.
“On the PTM website, they have got a number that states the amount of funds they have collected from Pashtuns around the world. But tell us how much money did you get from the NDS (Afghan National Directorate of Security) to run your campaign? How much money did RAW (India’s Research and Analysis Wing) give you for the first dharna in Islamabad?
DGISPR further added, “Those playing with the people whose issues they have brought forward, I would like to tell them that their time is up. Their time is up.”