Pakistan

RAWALPINDI – Lieutenant General (retd) Asad Durrani, the former chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), is set to appear before a panel of Pakistan Army at the General Headquarters (GHQ) today, to explain his position on his recent book ‘The Spy Chronicles’.

The former spymaster was summoned to the army headquarters through a tweet by the Director-general of the Inter-Services Public Relations, on Friday.

The development came after former premier Nawaz Sharif and former Chairman Senate, Senator Raza Rabbani voiced their reservations over the book, with the former calling for an emergency meeting of National Security Council.

The book has been co-authored by former chief of India’s spy agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) AS Dulat and Lt Gen (retd) Asad Durrani and it contains sensational disclosures about the security discourse of South-Asia and other issues of prominence.

Durrani, also detailed in the book how his son was rescued by RAW after he was detained in Mumbai in 2015.

The book has discussed important issues between the two nations. It also sheds light on Kargil Operation, Abbottabad Operation against Osama bin Laden, the arrest of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav in Pakistan, Hafiz Saeed, Kashmiri freedom fighter Burhan Wani, surgical strikes, etc.