Criticising: The General APML demands Khawaja Asif’s resignation

Khawaja Asif’s presence as defence minister is detrimental to the morale of the armed forces, says Musharraf's...


Our Correspondent April 11, 2014
Khawaja Asif. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

LAHORE:


The All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) has protested against Defence Minister Khawaja Asif’s remarks criticising former military ruler Pervez Musharraf and demanded his immediate resignation on Thursday.


Following Asif’s statements reportedly questioning the “bravery” of Musharraf and ridiculing the ex-army chief, Chaudry Sarfraz Anjum Kahlon, political adviser to former president Musharraf, described the defence minister’s words as “unpatriotic, disturbing and in violation of his ministerial responsibilities”.


It is inevitable that Khawaja Asif’s presence as defence minister is detrimental to the morale of the armed forces, he said.


Minister for Railways Saad Rafiq  said he stands by his words about Pervez Musharraf. “I am a born political worker and have no regrets about my stance in opposition of the dictator or dictatorial regime”, he maintained.


Published in The Express Tribune, April 11th, 2014.

COMMENTS (2)

Syed | 7 years ago | Reply These Khawajas are decendents of Mir Jaffar and Mir Sadiq, from Gowal Mandi and Shahi Mohalla. Both these Khawajas were being highly paid for working for Aman ka Tamasha.
Abid Mohiuddin | 7 years ago | Reply

This is very legitimate demand.I want both khawaja should resign otherwise Pm should be fired for humiliating Musharraf and Pak army

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