Khawaja Asif said the process should be completed in a day

Islamabad: Defense Minister Khawaja Asif said on Wednesday that the process for appointing a new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces (COAS) is likely to be completed by Thursday.


In a statement, Khawaja Asif said the brief was likely to be passed on to the president on Thursday. He added that he didn’t think the president would raise any issues with the conclusion. Khawaja Asif said the process should be completed in a day.


Asif said the full process of the new COAS appointment is expected to be completed by Thursday.


He said receiving a brief on Tuesday night had evaded Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Rana Sanaullah’s reservations.


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Defense Minister said They are still in contact with Pakistani leaders. Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan for a couple of months. He added that the discussions could continue if the other side took a serious stance.


Earlier Imran Khan, former prime minister and party leader Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) said President Dr Arif Alvi would consult him on the conclusion for the appointment of a new Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces (COAS).


During an interview with ARY News’ ‘The Reporters’, Imran Khan said he was in contact with President Dr Arif Alvi about the conclusions for the COAS appointment and that the president would consult him on the conclusions.


He reprimanded Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for consulting with the perpetrators about the appointment of key figures. “I am the leader of my political party. And the president will definitely consult me.”


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He added that they only wanted to hold new elections immediately. Khan clarified that he did not want the Army Commander of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to be his chosen president. but benefit from the institution.


About the Army Commander’s Summary Imran Khan Said PTI will decide to exercise political rights after the name is finalized PTI chief said after the finalization He and the president will proceed according to the law and the constitution.


Earlier it was known that PM Shehbaz Sharif would soon submit a proposal for the appointment of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) and Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces (COAS) to President Arif Alvi.

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