All diplomats acting in non-conformity of the rules and regulations governing diplomatic presence in Pakistan will certainly become a source of tension between Pakistan and their respective countries. It shall, therefore, be apt for all the countries that have beefed up intelligence resources within Pakistan due to the events of the post 9/11 period to revert to their diplomatic presence in Pakistan in accordance to the agreement between Pakistan and those countries as existing in Pakistan Foreign Office records.
In the light of what has been said about covert and overt offensive intelligence activity in Pakistan by state or non-state actors let me also emphasize that all diplomatic activity within Pakistan by all countries of the world from now onwards will have to be purely diplomatic.
The new emerging Pakistan cannot and will not tolerate any intelligence effort from any state or non-state quarters within Pakistan that foments discord and results in the bloodshed of even a single Pakistani citizen of any religion, ethnicity, caste, creed or color. Irrespective of any consideration, hostile intelligence activity within Pakistan will always receive a strong response.
On Pakistan’s part, I say it once again, unequivocally, that the new Pakistan vows to stay away from all actions of any state or non-state actors that it envisages can be harmful to any country in the region. But, I am constrained to repeat, that if such an activity is aimed at Pakistan itself we vow to first sound off an open word of caution to the sponsoring country and if those activities are not ceased forthwith Pakistan will always, inevitably, act in self defence in whatever way that it shall then deem fit to defend its territorial integrity and internal peace, or both
Federal Government’s initiatives aimed at establishing peace in Karachi are steps in the right direction before any kind of operation is launched; if necessary
3 September, 2013
The current Intelligence Bureau emblem has been designed personally by me without any expert help. I salute all those who served in the Intelligence Bureau under my command (as DGIB). To those who serve there now and will serve there in the future I want to say that in your hands is the security of Pakistan and all Pakistanis so you must always be ready for sacrificing your leisure so that Pakistan is safer. (In: To make it easy for all – About my Past and Present Political Status)
21 April, 2012
I must say that in my life it was indeed a great honour to have commanded the wonderful men and women who serve Pakistan so silently in the Intelligence Bureau putting their lives in danger so that Pakistan and Pakistanis are secure (In: To make it easy for all – About my Past and Present Political Status)
21 April, 2012