Karachi ∙ Pakistan’s defeat in Bangladesh war in 1971 was a ‘political failure’, former army chief said; No, it was a ‘military failure’, the Foreign Minister’s correction. Pakistan Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari replied to former Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
On the 29th, just before his retirement, General Bajwa referred to the political failure in Bangladesh in a meeting at the military headquarters in Rawalpindi.
Bilawal responded by quoting history. Addressing a rally on the 55th anniversary of the founding of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Bilawal said that the setback in Bangladesh was a military defeat.
English Summary: East Pakistan debacle in 1971 a military failure says Pakistan foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari