Published On: Thu, Mar 31st, 2016

Reuters withdraws interview with Malik Riaz



ISLAMABAD: Reuters news agency has withdrawn its interview with property tycoon Malik Riaz Hussain.

“The story included a quote attributed to Malik Riaz Hussain about his relationship with Pakistan’s army chief, General Raheel Sharif, that was incorrect,” Reuters said in an advisory issued Wednesday.

It added that there will be no replacement story.

Meanwhile, Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif rebutted the ‘uncalled for and unfounded allegations’, Director General (DG) of Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt-Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa wrote on Twitter.

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Syed Ammar Alavi

- is Lahore (Pakistan) based journalist & writer with 25-year experience in print, wire and broadcast forms of journalism. His major fields of interest are politics, film,tv,sports, climate change and technology