Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday said that there were no restrictions on freedom of the press in Pakistan.
He expressed these views while speaking to members of the Washington-based think tank community at a special event held at the Pakistani ambassador’s residence.
he army chief dispelled the impression that the establishment in Pakistan was involved in the mistreatment of journalists or restricting freedom of the press in the country.
The army chief discussed US-Pakistan bilateral relations, emphasising that the two “strategic partners” should enhance trade and economic ties. He also expressed concerns about the country’s economic situation.