COAS was asked by govt to play fa­cil­i­ta­tive role

The Financial Daily - - FRONT PAGE -

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

See # 16 Page 7

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