ISLAMABAD: In a surprise move, Prime Minister Imran Khan-led government on Tuesday approved the amendment in the Pakistan Army Act 1952.
The approval came during the emergency meeting called by premier pertaining to the army chief’s extension.
The premier also appraised the federal cabinet on the goals set for the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf government to achieve in the year 2020.
The new bill will be presented before the Parliament in order to come into effect.
The federal government has convened the upper and lower house of the Parliament to meet on a 24-hour notice period for this purpose. PM Imran is expected to take the opposition into confidence over current political developments and impending legislature.