ISLAMABAD: Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani on Monday requested Defence Minister Khawaa Muhammad Asif to transient the upper house of the parliament on the appointment of common (retd) Raheel Sharif as head of the Islamic military Alliance, days after latter demonstrated at a television speak convey that the ex Pakistan military chief has taken up the job.
The Senate Chairman sought a detailed briefing from the defence minister on the appointment, asking him to inform the house whether or not Raheel Sharif sought a permission to take the undertaking in a foreign country.
Khawaja Muhammad Asif used to be additional asked to provide an explanation for whether or not an NOC used to be issued to the previous army chief. closing week, Asif told Talat Hussain, a senior journalist and host of current affairs show “Naya Pakistan” that general Raheel Sharif has been made chief of the Saudi-led military alliance with the consent of both the government and the overall Headquarters, with out sharing much important points.
The stories of Raheel Sharif joining the coalition has drawn criticism from a component of civil society and political commentators but a lot of people on social media gave the impression to applaud the decision taken by using the ex army chief.