Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif reached London on a private visit after attending Climate Implementation Summit in Egypt.
According to the sources privy to the PM Shehbaz Sharif extended his stay in London for one more day and the premier will now return to Pakistan on Sunday or Monday.
During his stay in London, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif held several talks with Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz supremo Nawaz Sharif regarding the ongoing political situation and appointment of a new COAS.
This is PM Shehbaz’s third trip to London since he assumed the country’s top office in April and comes ahead of the appointment of the new army chief.
Already the Six names of Top Generals have been sent to Prime Minister Shehabz Sharfi by GHQ for the Appointment of a new COAS.
Meanwhile, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif confirmed that consultations were held on the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) appointment in the meeting between Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and PML-N supremo Nawaz Sharif. Reacting to the speculations in the media regarding the army chief’s appointment, Defence Minister Khwaja Asif confirmed that consultations were held on the COAS appointment, however, the decision was not taken yet.
Khwaja Asif said that the decision for the COAS appointment would be taken after consultation under the constitutional process.