Published On: Tue, Jun 29th, 2021
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PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari welcomes NSC meeting on Afghanistan

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Islamabad: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari welcomed National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser’s decision to call a meeting of the National Security Committee (NSC) on Afghanistan and announced that he will attend the briefing.

“I had demanded on the floor of the house that the Parliament be briefed on the Afghanistan situation by the relevant departments and institutions,” tweeted Bilawal.

The PPP chairperson welcomed Speaker Qaiser’s decision and said that he will participate in the meeting on Afghanistan.

Later, while speaking to the media outside the parliament, Bilawal claimed that the speaker had summoned a meeting of the NSC on his party’s recommendation.

The PPP chairman also said that he does not consider PM Imran Khan’s comments on giving military bases to the US after the withdrawal of NATO troops.

“We will keep our point of view over giving military bases in the NSC committee,” said Bilawal. He also claimed that the NSC was formed on the recommendation of the PPP.