'Unwell' PM to meet allies soon.

ISLAMABAD -- After a brief but busy trip to London, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif landed back home on Monday, but took the day 'slow' apparently owing to an illness.

The prime minister will soon convene a meeting of his allies in the government to take them into confidence on the series of meetings he held in London with PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif on key issues such as the appoiAntAment of a new army chief and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) long march on Islamabad.

PM Sharif had reached London on Wednesday last week after attending the COP27 summit in Sharm el-Sheikh in Egypt. During his five-day stay in the British capital, the premier held a slew of meetings with his self-exiled former prime minister brother, Nawaz Sharif, wherein according to media reports, they discussed the next army chief's appointment among other critical issues.

According to Information Minister Marriyum AurangAzeb, the prime minister reached home on Monday morning and did not chair any official meeting.

A source close to the PM said he was not well, as a result of which he spent a 'slow' Monday. The premier had fallen ill in London, which was why he had extended his private visit by two days, he added.

Regarding the PM's meeting with his coalition partners, the source said he woAuld talk to his allies 'soon' on key issues discussed during his London stay.

As per media reports, Nawaz and Shehbaz had decided that the issue of appointment of the army chief was a constitutional matter and would be dealt with constitutionally and on merit.

This was PM Sharif's third visit to London since he assumed the top office in April.

It comes in the wake of incumbent army...

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