COAS backs PM’s initiative for Afghan peace



ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here on Tuesday and pledged his support for the government’s peace initiatives with Afghanistan.

According to sources, during the meeting, security and other issues of national interest along with the situation in the region were discussed.Sources said the COAS briefed the PM especially about Afghanistan’s situation with a view that his input might be included in national security policy. The sources further added that the army chief apprised the prime minister of his views on the new national energy policy during the meeting.

Source: The News


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