Recent statements by senior politicians regarding Peshawar Corps Commander are inappropriate.
Peshawar Corps is a prominent formation of Pakistan Army.We have no involvement in politics, we have been asked many times not to be dragged into politics.
ISPR says recent statements by key senior politicians regarding Corps Commander Peshawar Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed are highly inappropriate.
The Pakistan Army Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement that such statements negatively affect the morale and dignity of the Sipah and its leadership.
ISPR said that Peshawar Corps is a prominent formation of Pakistan Army. For two decades, Peshawar Corps has been playing a leading role in the national war against terrorism. The leadership of this important corps has always been entrusted to the best professionals.
He said that brave soldiers and officers were putting their lives on the line to protect the sovereignty and integrity of the country. Avoid controversial statements against the organization.
Pakistan Army spokesman Babar Iftikhar said that many times the request should not drag the army into politics, all our leadership is focused on its responsibilities, there is no interference in our politics, statements from the political leadership are very inappropriate.
The DG ISPR said that the procedure for appointment of Army Chief has been laid down in the Constitution.
It may be recalled that yesterday, former President Asif Ali Zardari had clarified the statement regarding Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed. He said that the sentence at the end of the press conference was not intentional, it came out of his mouth inadvertently.