Domestic And International Media Will Be Taken To Impact Site: Shah Mehmood
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has on Tuesday announced that Pakistan will open the impact site to the national and international media, reported Naya Daur.
Holding a press conference in Islamabad in the wake of Indian air strikes at ‘Balakot’, Shah Mehmood said that it was an act of aggression and Pakistan will retaliate. A National Security Committee (NSC) meeting has been summoned on Wednesday.
— PTV News (@PTVNewsOfficial) February 26, 2019
“A joint session of parliament will also be called. A 3-member committee has also been constituted, comprising Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar and Defence Minister Pervez Khattak to meet the parliamentary leadership and take them on board”, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said.
Shah Mehmood said that impact site will be opened to the foreign diplomats in Pakistan so that the issue may be reported at the United Nations and their respective countries. He added that international leaders will also be engaged.
“Turkish Foreign Minister has also been contacted and taken into confidence on the issue. A meeting of Kashmir Contact Group in Jeddah is also underway”, Qureshi said.
An emergency meeting was called earlier today by Prime Minister Imran Khan which was attended by FM Qureshi, Defence Minister Pervaiz Khattak and heads of the Pakistan’s army, navy and air force.
PM @ImranKhanPTI called an emergency meeting to access the situation after #Balakot incident. Pakistan strongly rejects Indian claim of targeting an alleged 'terrorist camp'. PM Khan says the country will retaliate.pic.twitter.com/bIOTXGOFsE
— NayaDaur Media (@nayadaurpk) February 26, 2019
According to media reports, during the meeting PM Khan gave full authority to the armed forces to counter Indian aggression and safeguard the country’s borders.
It was also said that Pakistan will respond to India at the right time and place.