Pakistani senator calls the Pulwama attack “Pakistan’s finest hour”

In what could be regarded as a plain confession, Pakistani senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed called the terrorist attack on the CRPF convoy in Pulwama, “Pakistan’s finest hour.” The senator was speakimg at a Think Tank meeting conducted by Institute of Strategic Studies in Islamabad.

The Pakistani senator also lauded the Pakistani Government’s policy right after the attacks, and also stood behind country’s army and media. At the meeting, Mushahid Hussain Sayed said, “What happened in Pulwama in February, in my view, was Pakistan’s finest hour after the nuclear tests of 1998.”

When the Pakistani senator called Pulwama terror attack Pakistan’s “finest hour”, the others nodded in agreement.

Praising the country for striking a common cord right after the Pulwama terror attack and Pakistan’s “diplomatic win”, the Pakistani senator said, “Everybody was on the same page, we took the right decisions at the time and in the right manner. And then we scored internationally.”

“How it was handled by all, whether it’s the political leadership, the government, the Opposition, military leadership, the media, everybody strict a common cord and I would certainly say this was our finest hour.”