Pakistan Cabinet to set up commission to probe ‘foreign conspiracy’

Islamabad, April 8 : Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Information Fawad Chaudhry said on Friday that the government has decided to form a commission to investigate the alleged “foreign conspiracy” behind the no-confidence resolution against Prime Minister Imran Khan. Talking to the press persons following a cabinet meeting, the minister informed that the commission will be headed by Lt General (retd) Tariq Khan. Chaudhry said that the commission would prove beyond doubt that the comm que does exist. Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif had said that claims of such a comm que was fake. The minister added that the commission would also probe whether the threat of a “regime change” is implicit in the comm que. The third role of the commission would be to discover who were the local handlers who took such a plan further and where the conspiracy originated from. Chaudhry added that the government will present the record and witnesses of the ‘foreign conspiracy’ against Prime Minister Imran Khan to all parliamentarians. RKM SHK1812

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