ISLAMABAD: Notification regarding ISI has been misunderstood

ISLAMABAD: A late night press release issued by the Press Information Department (PID) said that the notification regarding Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) has been misunderstood and the ISI would remain under prime minister.

The announcement said that it was stressed in the notification for extending cooperation between the interior ministry and the ISI for matters like war against terror and internal security.

More details in this regard will be given in a detailed notification.

Earlier, this was said in a PID press release that the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) and the Intelligence Bureau (IB) – were placed under Interior Division.

The Prime Minister placed the two intelligence agencies under the administrative, financial and operational control of the Interior Division under Rule 3 if the Constitution 1973.

The Cabinet Division issued a memorandum under rules of business in this regard.

The News, Updated at: 0610 PST, Sunday, July 27, 2008  

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