No official accounts of DG ISI, army officers on social media: Maj Gen Ghafoor

Published: October 10, 2018
DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor. PHOTO: ISPR

DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor. PHOTO: ISPR

Spokesperson of the military’s media wing on Wednesday made it clear that the officers of Pakistan Army don’t own official accounts on any social media platform.

“Neither DG ISI nor any other officer of Pakistan Army maintains an official account on any social media platform,” Director-General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement.

“The official accounts are of spokesperson only i.e. DG ISPR,” Maj Gen Ghafoor added. “Request treat all accounts such as the one attached here as fake.”

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