Director General Inter Services Public Relations, Major General Asif Ghafoor has rejected India Army Chief’s claim of destroying three alleged camps in Azad Kashmir, saying there are no such camps let alone targeting those.
In a tweet, he said Indian Army Chief’s statement is disappointing as he holds a very responsible appointment.
Major General Asif Ghafoor said Indian Embassy in Pakistan is welcome to take any foreign diplomat or media to prove the claim on ground.
DG ISPR warned that propensity of false claims by senior Indian military leadership, especially since Pulwama incident, is detrimental to peace in the region.
Indian COAS’ statement claiming destruction of 3 alleged camps in AJK is disappointing as he holds a very responsible appointment. There are no camps let alone targeting those. Indian Embassy in Pakistan is welcome to take any foreign diplomat / media to ‘prove’ it on ground.1/2.
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) October 20, 2019
He said such false claims by Indian Army are being made to suit vested domestic interests, which is against professional military ethos.
Meanwhile, DG ISPR has advised Indian media to avoid carrying out baseless and unfounded propaganda and follow the journalistic ethos of Pakistan Media for reporting with responsibility.
Reacting to Indian media reports regarding targeting alleged training camps, he asked Indian media to get access to Occupied Jammu and Kashmir and have moral courage to cover the damages caused by Pakistan Army.