COAS was asked by govt to play facilitative role
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan military said that army chief General Raheel Sharif stepped in to diffuse the political crisis on government's request.
In a press statement, army said that "COAS was asked by the Govt to play facilitative role for resolution of current impasse, in yesterday's meeting, at #PM House."
Earlier on Friday, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on the National Assembly floor said the government had not requested nor had the army asked to act as a mediator in helping resolve the political crisis.
The prime minister said in his presence Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar had received a telephone call regarding Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri
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