DG ISI briefing at the Parliament House over National Security

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DG ISI briefing at the Parliament House over National Security

ISLAMABAD – The Parliamentary Committee on National Security would be briefed by DG Inter-Services Intelligence Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed and other top officials today at the Parliament House in wake of the developments in Afghanistan and matters of national security.

The in-camera meeting of the Parliamentary Committee on National Security will be held at the Parliament House today while Speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser will chair the session.

Leader of the Opposition in the NA Shahbaz Sharif, Leader of the Opposition in the Senate Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, JUI-F Parliamentary leader Maulana Asad Mahmood, ANP leader Ameer Haider Azam Khan Hoti, and other members will attend the in-camera briefing.

Reports cited that the officials of the service would brief the MPs on reconciliation dialogue, fighting between Afghan Taliban and Afghan National Army.

The situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and backchannel contacts between India and Pakistan will also be discussed at the high-profile briefing.

The 29-member committee will get an opportunity to avail a QA session, the sources claimed while it further added that it would be the first meeting of the committee in about eight months as opposition earlier boycotted the previous meeting in November.