At a press conference regarding the passing of renowned journalist Arshad Sharif in Kenya, Lieutenant General Babar Iftikhar, Director General of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), is speaking.In a news conference from Rawalpindi, the DG ISPR stated, “The goal of this press conference is to notify you about the death of notable senior journalist Arshad Sharif in Kenya and the circumstances surrounding it.”
The news conference is being convened at a time when it is “important to communicate the facts effectively” to assist differentiate between “truth, fabrication, and opinion,” according to Lt Gen Iftikhar. The prime minister, Shehbaz Sharif, had been informed about the press conference, he continued.
According to the head of the military’s communications section, it is essential to look into the “circumstances under which a false narrative has been produced and people have been deceived.””Organizations, leadership, and even the chief of army command have been blamed without justification for generating an exceptional chaotic circumstance,” the DG ISPR alleged.
According to Lt Gen Iftikhar, Sharif’s passing was a “very terrible affair.” He referred to the senior journalist as an icon of Pakistani journalism, the son and brother of martyrs, and the brother-in-law of a serving officer. He stated that his programmes would serve as examples for journalists.
Arshad investigated the cypher problem when it came up because he was an investigative journalist, according to DG ISPR. He added that the journalist had also spoken with Imran Khan, who was prime minister at the time, on the subject. It was also stated that Khan had been shown the paper at that time.
“Finding information about the cypher and Arshad Sharif’s demise is necessary. There is therefore no room for doubt in this area “the DG ISPR added.