Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was briefed at the Army Head Quarters GHQ on interior and external security affairs in Rawalpindi today. This was Nawaz Sharif’s 1st Visit after holding the power, Sharif put a wreath at the martyrs Memorial and there he also attend a One on One meeting with General Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani.
Ishaq Dar Finance Minister, Interior minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan alongwith premier briefed by Ashfaq pervaiz kayani
Earlier in the day, media accounts said several pressing issues, encompassing converses with the outlawed Pakistani Taliban and designation of a new Cheif Of Army Staff.
Kayani, who is set to step down at the end of this month, furthermore currently retains the mail of head person of the Joint bosses of employees managing group after the retirement of Gen Khalid Shameem Wynne last month.
Sharif’s visit to the General head office came against the backdrop of the death of Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan head Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone hit and the subsequent appointment of hardliner Mullah Fazlullah, a sworn foe of the army, as his successor.
Following the Taliban’s threat to attack military and government installations and functionaries to avenge Mehsud’s death, the government is in a join over its suggested calm talks with the militants.
The mighty armed detachment was angered by the Jamaat-e-Islami chief’s recount of Mehsud as a martyr. The Jamaat eIslami’s Leader took on the infantry yesterday That army havnt right to interfare in government issues.
Pervaiz Rashid the Federal Minister of Information said Sharif’s visit to the General head office was directed at expressing solidarity with the martyrs of the army. He said the infantry had represented the sentiments of every patriotic Pakistani by criticising the Jamaat.