Rasheed is believed to be responsible for the leaks of the meeting and subsequent publication of a story in the Pakistani publication.
Pakistan information minister Pervaiz Rasheed youtube
In addition, Principal Information officer (PIO) Rao Tehsin Ali Khan has been removed from his post as he was also found responsible for the publication of the story.
Pakistan Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan wtop
The Dawn newspaper on October 6 published the story, in which journalist Cyril Almeida had written about an alleged civil-military rift during the National Security Committee (NSC) meeting over the issue of tackling jihadi outfits.
The report stated that the civilian government had a face-off with the director general of Pakistan’s spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence, Rizwan Akhtar, during a recent meeting. The Sharif government told military officials “to either act against all militants or face international isolation” during a high-level meeting.
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Army Chief Raheel Sharif thewire
Reacting on the surprise ‘sacking’ of the senior leader of the ruling PML-N, PTI chairman Imran Khan tweeted : The Dawn report was published on September 18, a little under three weeks after the militant attack on the Indian Army camp in Kashmir’s Uri sector, which killed 19 soldiers.