Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s “legs have been shaking” while Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told a meeting of parliamentary leaders that India was about to assault their nation, stated a Pakistani lawmaker as he recounted the occasions of February 2019 assembly throughout which the Imran Khan government determined to launch Indian Air Force pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.
In a speech within the Nationwide Assembly, Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) leader Ayaz Sadiq stated International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had in an essential meeting identified that if Pakistan didn’t release Wing Commander Varthaman, India would assault Pakistan “that evening by 9 pm.”
The PML-N chief told opposition leaders that Mr. Qureshi in a gathering with the parliamentary leaders, together with PPP and PML-N and Military Chief Basic Qamar Javed Bajwa, had requested for Wing Commander Varthaman to be let free.
“I bear in mind Shah Mahmood Qureshi was within the assembly by which Imran Khan had refused to attend and Chief of Military Workers Basic Bajwa got here into the room, his legs have been shaking and he was perspiring. International Minister stated for god’s sake let Abhinandan go, India’s about to assault Pakistan at 9 pm,” Mr. Sadiq recounted the occasions of the assembly.
Dunya Information quoted Mr. Sadiq as saying that the opposition supported the government in all points together with Wing Commander Varthaman, however wouldn’t be capable of additional help it.
Wing Commander Varthaman’s fighter jet was downed whereas pursuing a Pakistani fighter jet throughout a dogfight, a day after India launched an airstrike on a terror camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed, which claimed a suicide assault on a CRPF convoy in Jammu and Kashmir that killed 40 troopers. A Pakistani F-16 was additionally shot down.
Wing Commander Varthaman returned to India through the Attari-Wagah border on March 1, 2019. He was awarded the Vir Chakra on Independence Day by President Ram Nath Kovind for his exemplary bravery