The ruling party also raised questions on the performance of the JIT members.
About Ehsan Ullah Ehsan a leader of TTP, he apprised a questioner that he would be tried in the court of law according the state laws.
Pakistan says it had launched a new military operation to combat militants, including Daesh, near its Afghan border, an area surrounded by mountains reaching up to 14,000 feet.
Answering a question about the case of Indian Naval Agent Kubhushan Jhadev, the DG ISPR said, the agent was given time to appeal before the appellate Military Court and after rejection from there the culprit had appealed before the Chief of Army Staff (COAS). "Gen Bajwa will take a final decision on the appeal of Kulbhushan Jadhav at the earliest".
"All evidence and case proceedings are being examined by the army chief, and he will make a decision on the basis of merit and justice", he said. The Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was not the only institution involved in the Raymond Davis affair, he said when asked to comment on the CIA contractor's book wherein he states former ISI chief Lt General Shuja Pasha orchestrated his release from the jail.
Afghanistan and Pakistan have long accused each other of turning a blind eye to militants operating along their porous border.
He also said that 22 terrorists were killed in Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad in Punjab.
He added that terrorism in Karachi has gone down by 98 percent. He said Afghan forces will have to strengthen its footprints on its soil to check the influence of terrorist outfits like DA'ISH.
He said the Resolute Support Forces in Afghanistan and Afghan authorities had already been informed about the launch of military campaign in Rajgal, with the aim that no terrorist should flee from here to take refuge in the neighbouring country.
Pakistan on Sunday, 16 July 2017, announced the beginning of a new military operation against the "Islamic state" (IG) near the border with Afghanistan. Any coordinated operations with Afghanistan will be meant for actions by both the countries on their respective territories.
"In Pakistan, the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar has shown an alliance with Daesh". But, Daesh as an organisation does not exist here.
"There is no organised infrastructure and we shall not allow them to establish themselves", he said.
Ghafoor said that "There is a blame game as to why the Haqqani network is here", and said his country fought against all terrorists.
He said that Pakistan Army cooperated during the census and is also ready to deal with the flood situation. "No one wants peace in Afghanistan more than Pakistan".
"Every person has freedom of opinion", the DG ISPR said.
On sectarian attacks, he said there were 201 sectarian attacks in 2013 which have now fallen to only two this year.
In Sindh, 522 terrorists have "willingly surrendered" under RuF, he said, adding that 15 terrorists had been killed in operations in the province. This is "the most critical area in the [FATA]", said Maj.
There have been 27 major operations in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and 817 IBOs, Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said.
Elaborating situation on the Line of Control, Asif Ghafoor said India is committing massive ceasefire violations on LOC to divert world attention from the grave human rights violations and indigenous struggle of Kashmiris in the Occupied Kashmir.
There were 382 in 2016, 248 in 2015 and 315 in 2014, he said.
Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor recalled that a meeting of the provincial apex committee held in Karachi was attended by the Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa to review the security situation. "We only fire towards bunkers where we think the firing is coming from. We try to keep civilian casualties to a minimum", he added.
"The entire country, the state's institutions, are all one on CPEC", he assured. "We are building peace in our country brick by brick and moving from relative stability towards enduring peace". "There is no direct army involvement in the JIT" he asserted, adding that the "Pakistan Army will continue playing its role for the security of Pakistan with other institutions".