Nawaz suggests national inquairy commission on Durrani controversy

Islamabad Politics Report/Moazzam Raza Tabassam: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif,  while talking about the controversial book written by former chief of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Lt Gen (retd) Asad Durrani, said that inquiring only one person will not do any good.

Speaking to journalists outside the accountability court on Tuesday, Nawaz suggested that a national inquiry commission should be formed to inquire not only the author, Asad Durrani but former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf and former Chief of General Staff (CGS) Shahid Aziz who gave their respective statements.

Sharif further added that, the commission should comprise of representatives from establishment, judiciary and parliament.

Nawaz also lauded the appointment of Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk as the country’s caretaker prime minister. Praising ex-CJP character  he said that, Nasirul Mulk is an extraordinary personality and people should have blind faith on him.

On Monday, Durrani appeared before Pakistan Army’s General Headquarters (GHQ) to explain his position on the book.

Major General Asif Ghafoor, director-general of the Inter-Services Public Relations, wrote on Twitter that a formal Court of Inquiry headed by a serving lieutenant general had been ordered to probe the matter in detail.

Durrani’s summoning to the GHQ came after former premier Nawaz Sharif and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Senator Raza Rabbani voiced their reservations over the book.

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