Islamabad (Monitoring Desk): Chairman Joint Staff Committee General Zubair Hayat has said that India is perpetrating terrorism in Pakistan through Taliban, separatists, and Raw.
General Zubair was addressing a two-day international conference on regional dynamics and strategic concerns in South Asia at Serena Hotel in Islamabad.
He also shared with the conference participants that the Indian intelligence agency, RAW, has allocated US$500 million to carry out sabotage activities against the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
The JSCS head said political and strategic differences have been causing conflict in South Asia, and India was fostering the issue. He added India was doing so by, for instance, making claims such as those of surgical strike.
Moreover, he said, India has become an extremist country from being a secular one, an example of which lied in the atrocities in held-Kashmir and attitude towards Pakistan. There is one soldier for 20 Kashmiris 94,000 Kashmiris have been martyred while more than 7,700 have lost their eyesight, he added.
Against Pakistan, the general said, India and so far martyred 1,000 citizens of the country and 300 soldiers. He said India has violated the ceasefire for more than 1,200 times, thereby, continuing its years-old war against Pakistan. These moves of India can result in a major war at any time, General Zubair said.
While speaking about Afghanistan, General Zubair said the country is a gateway to Asia, which is why instability there is perilous for the entire region. However, he added, factors such as those of weak governance and flawed reconciliation process are some of the causes of instability in Afghanistan.
Moreover, the general said, havens of terrorists on the Afghan soil were also a matter of grave concern. It is Pakistan that is paying a high price for instability in Afghanistan, he added.