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Pemra advises channels to highlight the positive side of Pakistan

Some channels are still in the race to glorify crime news

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ISPR DG warns PTM not to cross the line and compel them to use force

How can we tell missing people aren’t from TTP

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Irresponsible remarks detrimental to stability in the country: ISPR on Rana Mashhood statement

Mashhood said establishment regrets that Sharif didn’t become PM

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Armed forces to donate a day’s pay to the Bhasha dam fund

Personnel of the armed forces will be donating a day’s pay to construct the Diamer-Bhasha and Mohmand dams. ISPR Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor announced on Twitter that officers of the army, navy and air force will contribute two day’s pay to the fund while soldiers will contribute one day’s pay. Pakistan Armed Forces…

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“We have nothing to do with it”: DG ISPR denies army’s involvement in Bukhari’s abduction

Pakistan’s army on Saturday denied any involvement in the abduction of a writer and rights activist who was kidnapped for several hours this week. Gul Bukhari, a dual Pakistani-British national, has been a vocal critic of Pakistan’s powerful military and its alleged meddling in politics on social media and in her articles in the run-up…

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ISPR DG congratulates Afghan cricket team on clean sweep

Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor congratulated the Afghan cricket team on winning the Twenty20 series against Bangladesh. “Congrats to Afghan cricket team on winning T20 series against Bangladesh,” he tweeted. He also tweeted that the Bangladesh team played well in the series. Congrats to Afghan Cricket Team on winning…

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Army chief plays chess with students at GHQ

A group of students from schools managed by Shehzad Roy’s Zindagi Trust met Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Wednesday, the ISPR said on Wednesday. According to the ISPR, the Army chief said that Pakistan is blessed with the most talented and vibrant youth, who are the country’s real defence. General Bajwa…

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No hard times for Pakistan now, says DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor said the whole country, including Waziristan, after passing through hardships, is on the road to peace now.  In a tweet, he said hard times are over and good ones are in sight. He urged people to show steadfastness as dividends of the peace, achieved through…

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Freedom movement in IOK not terrorism: ISPR

The freedom movement in progress in Indian held Kashmir is not terrorism, said Pakistan Army. “We are providing every kind of diplomatic support to the Kashmiri people,” said Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor during an interview with Geo News. “Kashmiris should get their right of self-determination. The world community should…

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DG ISPR press conference: Something is going on behind the scenes, says SAMAA’s Nadeem Malik

Something is going on behind the scenes, said SAMAA TV talk show host Nadeem Malik, while commenting on an important press conference that the director-general of the army’s Inter-Services Public Relations wing, Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor, held on Wednesday afternoon. He obliquely referred to a meeting in Rawalpindi with the prime minister, but he did not…

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DG ISPR Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor responds to ‘Bajwa doctrine’ question

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan army chief spokesman Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday said that Chief of the Army Chief General Asif Bajwa’s off-the-record interaction with anchorpersons had nothing to do with the ‘Bajwa doctrine’. “The Bajwa doctrine should be seen with a security lens, adding that the judiciary and 18th amendment have no place in the doctrine,” said…

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ISPR boss reacts to Nawaz Sharif’s allegations

RAWALPINDI: Director General of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor demanded the evidences in response to the accusations leveled by ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Talking to Samaa TV’s current affairs program ‘Nadeem Malik Live’, he declined to comment on Nawaz Sharif’s ‘engineered politics’ remarks, saying, “I will not respond to political queries.”…

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Pak Army’s in-camera briefing highly appreciated by Senators: DG ISPR

ISLAMABAD: Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor Tuesday said that the in-camera briefing to the Senate Committee of the Whole by the Army was highly appreciated by the Senators. Talking to media persons outside the Parliament House, he said the Director General Military Operations’ briefing to the committee lasted for one…

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Silence is also an expression, says DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan army chief spokesman Maj-Gen Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday that silence was also an expression. The DG ISPR made these remarks when asked by a journalist why no official statement was issued by the ISPR after a special Corps Commanders conference held at the military’s General Headquarters (GHQ) on Tuesday. The special corps…

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Rangers deployed at accountability court were performing their duty: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Official Spokesperson of Pakistan’s Armed Forces, Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Thursday that the Rangers deployed outside accountability court had been performing their duty.  Commenting on the issue pertaining to Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal, Major General Asif Ghafoor said that Rangers had been deployed outside the accountability court during the first hearing of…

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Army Chief Bajwa salutes police martyrs

RAWALPINDI: Giving his message on Police Shuhada Day, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the sacrifices rendered by security forces would not go waste. According to a tweet by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Chief Major General Asif Ghafoor, Pakistan armed forces salute to the martyrs of police force and their brave…

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COAS decides to celebrate Eid with simplicity

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has shared grief of bereaved fellow Pakistanis on Eid, Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DGISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor tweeted on Sunday. “Army stands shoulder to shoulder with victims of terrorism and fire,” the COAS was quoted as saying by DG ISPR. “In Sha…

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DG ISPR explains why Noreen Laghari was released

RAWALPINDI/ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Army spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor said on Wednesday that Noreen Laghari was not a terrorist but was about to become one when she was saved by security sources. During his press conference on the Dawn Leaks issue, the DG ISPR also spoke about Noreen Laghari and said that she had been saved…

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Comments by few regarding premier intelligence agency head are baseless: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: The spokesperson of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor said on Friday that the allegations against the head of the premier intelligence agency of the country were baseless and misleading.  In a tweet, DG ISPR Maj. Gen. Asif Ghafoor stated that ‘comments by a few’ regarding the country’s premier intelligence agency are…

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