ISI chief skips briefing to Senate committee

789233-rizwanakhtar-1415703282-165-640x480news65sf56fs65sISLAMABAD – Inter-Services Intelligence Director General Lt-Gen Rizwan Akhtar yesterday skipped a scheduled meeting of the Senate’s Committee of Whole House where he was to appear for an in-camera briefing to the lawmakers on the recent Pak-India tensions.

The senators from the opposition and treasury benches were demanding a briefing from the ISI DG on the situation arsing out of the Uri attack, atrocities committed by Indian forces in Occupied Kashmir and the latest developments on Pak-India escalations.

Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani had especially called the Committee of Whole House meeting on Wednesday for the briefing following an assurance by the ISI DG that he would appear before the Senate body.