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Army Chief Gen Bajwa meets Caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday met Caretaker Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk at the Prime Minister House.

During the meeting, Gen Bajwa congratulated Justice Nasirul Mulk for being appointed caretaker prime minister and extended well wishes to him. The two dignitaries discussed the country’s current security situation and other matters during the meeting.

Matters pertaining to Pakistan Army also came under discussion during the meeting. This was the first meeting between the army chief and Justice ® Mulk after he sworn in as caretaker premier of the country last week.

On Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs had briefed the caretaker premier on issues of foreign policy here at the PM Office.

Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua and senior officials of the ministry gave briefing to Prime Minister Mulk.

After assuming the charge, the first order that PM Mulk issued was to remove senior bureaucrat Fawad Hasan Fawad from the post of the ‘secretary to PM’ and appointed the Cabinet Division secretary Mirza Suhail Aamir in his place.

Mirza Suhail Aamir, the new secretary to PM, has previously performed duties as secretary Religious Affairs, and secretary Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource during the government of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz.



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