Defense Minister Khawaja Asif said on Monday that the GHQ has been told that Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s letter about a new chief of army staff has been sent to the Ministry of Defense.
Asif told the National Assembly, “The procedure will take two to three days.” “After the frenzy ends, we’ll deal with Imran Khan.”
Today, the minister said on Twitter that the process to choose the next army chief and CJCSC chairman has started.
The defence minister stated fake news was disseminated about the army chief’s appointment.
This institution once played an extra-constitutional role. The institution wishes to follow the constitution today. After 75 years, the institution wants to uphold the constitution and shouldn’t be stopped.
Khan complained about the state institutions’ partiality, but Asif said they supported him for four years.
Even with support, Khan should not undermine these institutions, according to the minister.
The defence minister said Khan sold the presents and provided the money to the government in the Toshakhana case.
15 years were spent arranging Khan’s ascension. Shameful. According to the minister, all actors in the power structure were involved.
“The process concludes on November 25.”The senior minister told reporters after meeting PM Shahbaz today that the army chief would be appointed on November 25 and a summary would be released within two days.
“The army chief’s appointment isn’t stuck.” After receiving the summary, five or six senior officers would be discussed, “saying
The defence minister stated that the PML-N is consulting with its allies about the appointment and that there is no pressure on the government.