The India and Pakistan fiasco continues after the Pulwama attacks. With the general public attitudes being dependent on media, it also has the responsibility to present Pakistan’s narrative in front of the world. Compared to India’s powerful broadcasting arms
The Pulwama attack, as horrifying it was in the magnitude, also had equally dangerous aftermath. With pushing the Pakistan and India relations back to the initial point, which saw some improvement and progress after a long while inspiring some hope, the unfortunate timings also impacted the environment on this part of the border.
Giving rise to an environment of hostility within India, providing fuel to the election campaign of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its extremist political factions, the attacks happening a day before visit Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s historic to Pakistan changed dynamics, now putting pressure to play the neutral role. Saudi Crown Prince had to visit India soon after his visit in Pakistan, blessing more significance to his diplomatic presence in the region.
In such sensitive circumstances, journalist Talat Hussain pointing out an alleged ‘something missing’ in the pictures which he mistook to be from Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman’s recent visit had his investigative skills gone all wrong. Posting pictures, Talat wrote that he can’t understand why is there only Saudi flag at the back and not Pakistan’s.
”Since I am not well versed in the intricacies of protocol, trying to understand the absence of the Pakistani flag? Can someone plz explain this?” – he wrote on Twitter.
Since I am not well versed in the intricacies of protocol, trying to understand the absence of the Pakistani flag? Can someone plz explain this? pic.twitter.com/kwGBYsEDtd
— Syed Talat Hussain (@TalatHussain12) February 18, 2019
People were quick to notice and he was immediately mocked by the social media community, who criticised him for this mistake. Here is what people had to say:
Sir this is Mr. Bajwa's visit to KSA last year, see the picture of Shah Salman in the background.
— Syed Ali Haider (@SyedAliHaider13) February 18, 2019
طلعت صاحب تھوڑی تحقیق ہی کر لیا کریں ۔ورنہ یوٹیوب سے ٹک ٹاک پے آ جاؤ گے 😂😂
— Nomi🌚 (@nomii_here) February 18, 2019
جاہل لفافے یہ تصویر سعودیہ کی ہےپیچھے دیکھو کس کی تصویر لگی ہوئی ہے پھر ڈوب کر مرجاو 😤😤
— Rahila Khan🕊 (@Official_Rahila) February 18, 2019
Sure, not only you are unaware of the protocol mechanism but you are ignorant of the possibility that the meeting can be held in Saudi embassy.
BTW we are very impressed by your spirit of nationalism which only wakes up when you have a chance to criticize the govt.
— AsmaaRaja (@indigo2018) February 18, 2019
سعودی ولی عہد کےمنہ سےوزیر اعظم عمران خان کی تعریف سن کر پٹواری اور کچھ لفافی رات بھر سے برنال ڈھونڈنے کے لئے نکلےہوئے ہیں …
پاکستان میں برنال کی شدید ترین قلت….
— Baba kodda باباکوڈا (@Babakoda1) February 19, 2019
Ab khush… Tinny youtuber😂😂😂😂🖐️ pic.twitter.com/fyZDRw7Pre
— Rizwan Ali (@AliRixwan) February 18, 2019
— Eng. Shafiq Maitla (@EngShafiqMaitla) February 18, 2019
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