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IHC orders MoD to submit inquiry report on Asad Durrani

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court on Thursday ordered the Defence Ministry to submit an inquiry report of the investigation carried out against erstwhile spymaster Lt Gen (retd) Asad Durrani within one month, reported ARY News. A single judge bench headed by Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani, hearing a case pertaining to the ex-inter service intelligence (ISI) chief's name's removal from the Exit Control List (ECL) gave a last chance to the ministry of defence. "Just apprise the court if no action is being pursued against…

Nawaz urges formation of commission to inquire into Asad Durrani controversy

ISLAMABAD: Deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, while weighing on the controversy that followed the launching of a book written by former chief of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt Gen (retd) Asad Durrani, said that a national inquiry commission should be formed to probe into the claims made by former ISI chief in his book. Speaking to journalists outside the accountability court on Tuesday, Nawaz said that there is no point of investigating just one person adding that Durrani’s revelations should be investigated by…

Nawaz says defied international pressure to conduct nuclear tests

LAHORE: Former prime minister Mian Nawaz Sharif on Monday said that he defied international pressure to conduct May 28, 1998 nuclear tests turning Pakistan into an atomic power, ARY News reported. Speaking during an event to commemorate Youm-e-Takbeer, the deposed premier Nawaz Sharif lamented that despite his services for the nation and its defense, he is now being termed a traitor. "Bill Clinton (then US president) had called me five times and offered five billion dollars to abandon nuclear programme but I…

Army expresses concern over former ISI chief’s book, summons him to GHQ

LAHORE: Pakistan Army has expressed serious reservations over former spy chief Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani's recently released book 'The Spy Chronicles: RAW, ISI and the Illusion of Peace' and has summoned him to seek an explanation, ARY News reported on Friday.  According to sources within the military, army has serious reservations over some of the claims made by the former ISI chief in the book he co-authored with a former Indian spy chief AS Daulat and has summoned Durrani to the General Headquarters…