ISLAMABAD – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif met with Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday. Several key issues, including progress made in Operation Zarb-e-Azb, Karachi Operation, overall security situation of the country and investigation regarding the Panama Leaks, were discussed during the meeting,
Sources indicate that General Raheel Sharif expressed his concern over the current political situation of the country and suggested the PM that the investigation of the Panama Leaks need to done at the earliest, adding that the solution of this particular matter is in the interest of the country. Army Chief said that everyone has to work for the prosperity of the country and to ensure transparency.
It needs to be kept in consideration that this very meeting between the PM and the Army Chief is taking place after the period of a month. General Raheel briefed the PM over the combing operation against terrorists being conducted throughout the country. Both leaders agreed that the Karachi operation needs to be continued at the same pace as they expressed their satisfaction upon the achievements made in the operation
Meanwhile, PM House representative also confirmed the meeting between the PM and the Army Chief, further stating that discussion in regards to national security was held in the meeting. Both leaders expressed their satisfaction over the security situation of the country and emphasised upon the need to increase measures that ensure peace in the country.