In fourth huddle, PML-N top brass reiterates appointing army chief in line with constitution

Published date12 November 2022
Publication titleRegional Times

Following his crucial meetings with PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif and other party leaders in London, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Friday maintained that the army chief's appointment will be constitutionally decided, reported media.

"Army chief's appointment is a constitutional matter. It will be decided according to the constitution," PM Shehbaz said as per Geo News.

On November 2, the premier departed for London after wrapping up his two-day visit to Egypt to attend the COP27 summit.

The premier - after his fourth meeting during which he also met with Vice President Maryam Nawaz for over two hours - is on his way to return to Pakistan.

In London, the prime minister and the PML-N chief have taken important decisions which also include deliberation over the next army chief's appointment.

Two rounds of the meetings were also attended by Defence Minister Khawaja Asif and Punjab PML-N leader Malik Muhammad Ahmed Khan.

Media further reported that the meeting took a principle...

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