Senate briefing: Evidence regarding India’s interference conveyed to US

ISLAMABAD: The Senate Defence Committee was informed on Monday that Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif during his visit to the US conveyed evidence to them regarding India’s interference in Pakistan.

The committee chaired by Mushahid Hussain, was briefed by Defence Secretary Lt Gen (Retd) Alam Khattak and was told that the COAS communicated to the US that India was interfering with Pakistan’s affairs.

The committee was also told that the US reassured Pakistan of assisting to capture or kill Mullah Fazlullah in Afghanistan and that efforts are still underway. Khattak also said that Pakistan was informed by the US that drone strikes were carried out on Fazlullah’s hideout but he escaped.

According to sources, the committee was told that the US would provide Pakistan 1 billion USD this year under the Coalition Support Fund (CSF).