NADEEM MALIK LIVE
TOPIC- GENERAL RAHEEL SHARIF STATEMENT
GUESTS- TALAT HUSSAIN, MASOOD SHARIF KHATTAK, BRIG; (r) MAHMOOD SHAH
TALAT HUSSAIN TV ANCHOR said that Khawaja Saad Rafiq and Khawaja Asif statements have stirred up the military. He said that Khawaja Saad Rafiq has stated to punish the former generals in Turkish modal of justice. He said that ISPR decided to show firm reaction against Khawaja Saad Rafiq statement but it restrained. He said that Nawaz Sharif and his camp want a solution regarding Pervez Musharaf that is acceptable for everybody. He said that Nawaz Sharif and his camp is agreed with the military to send Musharaf abroad.
He said that the military environment has been changed now as compare to Musharaf. He said that during General Kayani era twice the general election held in Pakistan and smooth transaction of the power has taken place. He said that there is a thought in the military that it is being criticized despite helping the democracy in the country. He said that Nawaz Sharif has decided to dilute the power of the military. He said that Nawaz Sharif own view about the military is the same that is why his ministers gave such irresponsible statements. He said that general Kayani used to run his own policy parallel to the government that has been changed now. He said that right now the balance of the power is in the favor of the government. He said that power tilting towards the government is a good thing because it is an elected government. He said that Nawaz Sharif is collaborating with some media houses in Pakistan that let no opportunity slip away to criticize the military.
He said that General Raheel Sharif statement is a big signal that because he cannot talk to Nawaz Sharif on the table so he took the middle way.
He said that Saudi Arabia promised to give one billion dollars to the military for some project but now it has been stringed with the problem of Syria.
He said that after the change in the relationship between America and Iran, Saudi Arabia is desperate to get support from somewhere on the problem of Syria.
MASOOD SHARIF KHATTAK FORMER DGISI said that people are talking whatever they like about the military they should criticize Musharaf but not the military institution. He said that first time in the history of Pakistan a former army chief and president has been indicted through the court. He said that people use the term of commando while criticizing Musharaf whereas Pakistani commandoes are the best in the world.
He said that it is not possible that the government and the military are not be on one page on the issue of Afghanistan and India.
He said that the statement of General Raheel Sharif is not a signal that there is some kind of threat to the government.
He said that if the government and the military have taken a unanimous decision on the Syrian issue its means that it must be in the best interest of Pakistan.
BRIG; (R) MAHMOOD SHAH said that the criticism on Musharaf can hurt the sentiments of the military. He said that an angry soldier can even kill his own commanding officer. He said that Nawaz Sharif fired General Jahangir Karamat for little thing from his job. He said that the politicians believe that they can plug the way of martial law by taking such decisions.
He said that general Kayani did not take the decision on NLC case according to the discipline of the military which was not a good gesture. He said that General Raheel is a thorough gentleman and has good relationship with Nawaz Sharif.
He said that army chief gave his opinion to the government that Pakistan should not interfere in Syrian problem.