Crop ruined due to flood
Khwaja Asif said in a press conference that in the coming days, there may be a food crisis in front of us. Russia has told us that it can help us in this crisis and provide wheat. Shahbaz Sharif had said in the past that due to the terrible floods, there may be a food crisis in the country. He, however, raised the issue with Turkish President Recep Tayer Erdogan. It has been told by the International Rescue Committee that Pakistan’s 3.6 lakh acres of crops have been destroyed due to the floods. During the meeting between Sharif and Putin, apart from food security, trade and investment, energy, defense and security were also discussed.
gas pipeline as well
Khwaja Asif also stamped on the matter of gas pipeline. He said that Russia wants a gas pipeline in Central Asia and this pipeline can come to Pakistan via Afghanistan. Apart from Putin, Shahbaz Sharif has also met Chinese President Xi Jinping. Khwaja Asif said that Chinese President Xi Jinping wants the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project to return with the same passion and capability under which it was launched in 2013.
praise for china
According to Khwaja Asif, China and Pakistan are all-weather friends and China has helped Pakistan in every difficult situation. Putin had said that it is possible to supply gas through the pipeline to Pakistan. He said that the necessary infrastructure is already ready for this and in such a situation there should not be any difficulty. Pakistan’s government and army were unanimous on the Pakistan gas stream project. Under this project, there was talk of coming gas pipeline from Russia via Kazakhstan.
rain on imran
Khwaja Asif also slammed former PM Imran Khan on the appointment of Army Chief. He accused Imran that the way he has raised this issue, it has never happened before in history. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran was accused by Khwaja Asif of wanting to give a controversial color to this appointment. He said that no one has any doubt on the process of appointment of Army and Army Chief.