Appointment of army chief should not be made controversial'.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) head and former prime minister Chaudhry Shujat Hussain has said that the army chief's appointment should not be made controversial as COAS is the guarantor of national security. Chaudhry Shujaat said in a statement on Tuesday that the army and the judiciary are the important national institutions. 'The spirit of tolerance is weakening in the country as most politicians have engaged in politics of accusation,' Shujaat said. 'After becoming the army chief, COAS is not the protector of any family, tribe or region but the entire country,' he added. He said all claims regarding the army chief's appointment will fall flat as the decision regarding the nomination for powerful post will be based on military's input. Ch Shujaat further said that the post of chief justice of Pakistan is highly respected and it should not...

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