Director General (DG) of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor held a press conference at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Monday, warning India to not to test Pakistan’s fortitude and emphasised that there are no organised terrorist infrastructures present in Pakistan.
According to Geo News, DG ISPR stated that India should halt from spreading lies and come towards peace. Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor further added that Pakistan is a responsible state and India must also act like one. He also briefed the media that, there are evidences that can prove that Pakistan has no more any organised terrorist infrastructure.
Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor also said that, almost 81, 000 Pakistanis have lost their lives or were injured in the war against terrorism. He highlighted how radicalisation made its way into the country due to the impact of the past wars such as Afghan jihad and Iranian revolution.
He also stated that since January of this year, it was decided that many mainstream banned organisations must be eliminated from the society.
Despite with various challenges now these welfare organisations will be controlled through a mechanism where the government will monitor all its financial sources.
Furthermore, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor also stated that many young children were radicalised in madrassas where less than 100 students would be diverted towards militancy.
Now the Ministry of Education will supervise and introduce contemporary subjects in these madrasas.
“In the first phase, a bill will be prepared,” he elaborated. “In the second phase, the syllabus will be made and teachers posted. In the third phase, mainstreaming will take place.”
“At the start Rs2 billion [will be] required, and then Rs1 billion annually,” he added.
He also shared how India has violated Pakistan’s airspace recently on Feburary 26 and failed to inflict any damage. With a stern response Pakistani army on Feburary 27 brought down two fighter jets of India.
The spokesperson also raised his concerns over the plight and condition of Kashmiris and stated that if India is sincere about bringing peace into the region, they must hold talks and resolve Kashmir’s issue.