The army will not meddle in domestic politics, according to Major General Ahmad Sharif Chaudhary, director general of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
It is not in the best interest of the Pakistan Army or the country, the spokesperson said during a press conference on Tuesday, and the army has never had a political connection with the government.
The army leader, according to Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhary, has often said that the people are the true axis of power and that the Pakistani military is a national army.
Army does not endorse any particular political party or philosophy, according to DG ISPR.
The DG ISPR also talked about social media and army discipline, saying that some persons on social media have become instruments of external agendas and that talking about the Pakistan Army online is inappropriate.
He pushed for more helpful criticism and less pointless debate.
The Pakistani military’s official spokesman has emphasised that while veterans are valuable to the country, they are not immune to the rule of law. Veteran groups shouldn’t get involved in government.
The subject of deployment in relation to the election, which is governed by Article 245, was also discussed by the spokesperson.
The Pakistani military has provided the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) with its factual findings. If the Supreme Court had intended to make the report public, they might have done so through a public hearing.
The Director General of the Inter-Services Intelligence Directorate has issued a warning against the misuse of the armed forces in the name of religion or politics.
The military’s relationship with the government was apolitical, he said; it would be inappropriate to paint it in political terms.