Pakistan Army Department of Public Relations (ISPR) says that the formation of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) in Islamabad is a political activity with no role as a military institution.
ISPR Director General (DG) Major General Asif Ghafoor while interviewing Samar Abbas, host of Pakistan Channel Tonight on the private channel 'Hum News', said that the army will not go if the government does not call for an election. "The army does what the government tells it to do while the army does not want to play any role in the elections."
"They play their role in demanding while in the constitution, the army has no role in the election, it is called for security only, while the army follows the orders of the government," he said.
Referring to the JUI-F's 'Freedom March', the spokesman said that the sit-in is a political activity in which the military's institution has no role.
He said that Maulana Fazlur Rehman is a senior politician and he loves Pakistan.
He said, "The army has been engaged in security and defense operations for over 20 years which does not allow us to indulge in such things or respond to accusations while describing the military as a spokesman." Give from
On a question to the host, Major General Asif Ghafoor said, "Whatever statement I make is as a DGISPR, in politics it may be that you make a statement and then say that it is my personal There was a statement but everything I say is from my organization. '
Asked about the 2014 sit-in, he said, "Even then the army supported the government, the army always followed the orders of the government".
Regarding the Kartarpur transit, he said, "The peace transit is a one-way corridor. Sikh pilgrims will come from India and leave on the same day, while their arrival in Pakistan will be completely in accordance with the law."
He said that Kartarpur transit does not have any link with Kashmir, there is no compromise on Kashmir and it will never happen.
The spokesman said that entry into the Kartarpur transit would be legal, given as a passport-based identity, and would not compromise on security.
It should be noted that JUI-F's anti-liberation march at the H9 Ground in Islamabad has been going on for the past several days in which Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (F) has the support of other opposition parties.
Opposition parties are demanding that Prime Minister Imran Khan resign and new elections be held without the role of the army.
DGISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said in his November 1 statement that the stability of the country will not be allowed to do any harm.
He said the army was a neutral and national institution and was cooperating with the democratically elected government under the purview of the law.
Responding to the host's question, the DGISPR said, "The first thing is to ask them (Fazlur Rehman) which organization they are talking about. Are they referring to the Election Commission, Towards the courts or the army, but as you say they spoke of the army, if so, it is a matter of understanding the position that the army is a neutral body. '
He said, "We believe in the implementation of the constitution and the law and our support is with a democratically elected government, not for any party but if they have complained about the transparency of the elections, they will be able to do so." When I am dragging the army, the first thing is that the army has fulfilled the constitutional and legal responsibility ”.
Major General Asif Ghafoor said in the interview, "Even if they have a complaint, a period of one year has passed, yet they have the constitutional right to take their concerns to the concerned institutions. If the problem is not solved by the truncation, then they have the option to exercise their constitutional right and take whatever charges are there, instead of accusing the army.