DG ISPR rejects ‘baseless speculations’ on army chief’s US visit

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RAWALPINDI: Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry has rejected the speculations on social media regarding Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir alleged unannounced visit to the United States.

“There have been baseless speculations on social media that COAS is visiting USA,” the military’s media wing said in a series of tweets, as it put an end to speculations.

The ISPR added that the army chief is on an official visit to the United Kingdom (UK) from 5 to 10 February in connection with the 5th Pakistan-UK Stabilization Conference.

The DG ISPR said the conference is a bi-annual event for military-to-military cooperation between the two countries. “Senior Pakistan military leadership has been participating in the event since 2016,” he added.

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