Imran Khan launches Pakistan’s first-ever National Security Policy which criticises Modi government, Hindutva

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By PTI

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday released the nation’s first-ever National Security Policy, which expresses a citizen-centric structure, positioning financial safety at its core unlike the previous one-dimensional safety plan where the emphasis got on the armed force.

Unveiling the general public variation of the plan, which was independently recommended by the National Security Committee and also the Cabinet last month, Prime Minister Khan stated that the previous federal governments had actually fallen short to reinforce Pakistan’s economic situation.

The nationwide safety has actually been plainly clarified in the brand-new initial 100-web page paper, he stated, including that the plan expresses a citizen-centric structure, positioning financial safety at its core and also looking for a safe and secure and also financially durable Pakistan.

Khan stated that Pakistan, because its advancement, has actually had a one-dimensional safety plan where the emphasis got on the armed force.

“For the first time, the National Security Division has developed a consensus document which defines national security in a proper way,” he included.

The effective military, which has actually ruled Pakistan for over half of its 70 plus years of presence, has actually hitherto possessed significant power in the issues of safety and also diplomacy.

The five-year-policy paper covering a duration in between 2022-26, is being propped up by the Khan government as the nation’s first-ever approach paper of its kind that define the nationwide safety vision and also standards for the achievement of those objectives.

“We need to realise that our biggest security is when the people become stakeholders and stand up for the country. And this can be achieved through inclusive growth. We need to develop as a nation, not in sections,” Khan stated.

The initial variation of the plan will certainly stay classified.

The major motifs of the National Security Policy are nationwide communication, protecting a financial future, protection and also territorial stability, inner safety, diplomacy in a transforming globe and also human safety.

Earlier, National Security Advisor Moeed Yusuf stated that Pakistan, under the brand-new plan, will certainly be moving to a Comprehensive National Security Framework with the purpose of guaranteeing the safety and security, safety, and also self-respect of the residents of Pakistan.

“The policy puts economic security at the core. A stronger economy would create additional resources which would then be distributed to further bolster military and human security,” he stated.

On the international front, the brand-new plan highlights disinformation, Hindutva, and also making use of hostility for residential political gains as vital hazards from India, the Express Tribune paper reported.

The record, pricing estimate Yusuf, stated the plan positions the Jammu and also Kashmir problem as the core of the reciprocal connection.

When inquired about the message it sends out to India, Yusuf stated: “it tells India to do the right thing and jump on the bandwagon to benefit from regional connectivity to uplift our peoples. It also tells India, if you don’t want to do the right thing, it will be a loss to the entire region, but most of all India.”

Earlier today, an authorities stated that Pakistan agrees to make tranquility with instant neighbors, consisting of India, under the brand-new safety plan which leaves doors open up for profession with New Delhi also without the negotiation of the Kashmir problem supplied there is progression in reciprocal talks.

Peace with instant neighbors and also financial diplomacy will certainly be the main style of Pakistan’s diplomacy in the brand-new National Security Policy, the paper reported on Tuesday.

“We are not seeking hostility with India for the next 100 years. The new policy seeks peace with immediate neighbours,” the authorities stated on problem of privacy.

If there is a discussion and also progression, there would certainly be an opportunity of normalising profession and also business connections with India as it had actually occurred in the past, the authorities included.

India has actually informed Pakistan that it wishes typical neighbourly connections with Islamabad in a setting without fear, hostility and also physical violence.