ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that coalition partners in the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) led federal government were on the same page over the extension in tenure of the incumbent Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

In a statement issued on Thursday, the foreign minister applauded the apex court decision on the extension of the army chief and said that the constitution was clear in the matter giving complete authority of appointment to the chief executive that is the prime minister under article 243.

“There is no confusion and the Parliament has also given its opinion on it before,” he said, rejecting any changes to the constitution.However, the foreign minister said any amendment in the army rules and regulations could be mulled over if required.

Originally Posted on Abbtak TV


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