PML-N leadership met COAS twice in last two months: Sheikh Rashid

Dunya News

I was present in both meeting: Sheikh Rashid Ahmed

LAHORE (Dunya News) - Federal Minister for Railways Sheikh Rashid has claimed that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leadership met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa twice in last two months.

Talking exclusively to Dunya News, Sheikh Rashid said that Khawaja Asif and former interior minister Ahsan Iqbal held an hours long one-on-one meeting with military leadership.

He further said that he was present in both meeting and in one meeting he and Shehbaz Sharif sat on same table and ate dinner together.

The federal minister said that the meeting was called on Gilgit-Baltistan but all political issues were openly discussed.

On the other hand, Ahsan Iqbal has denied reports of any one-on-one meeting with army leadership and said that Sheikh Rashid is lying about the meeting. 

None of Nawaz’s representative met COAS: Maryam Nawaz

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) vice president Maryam Nawaz Wednesday denied reports of a meeting between Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and any representative of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif.

Reacting to a meeting between parliamentary leaders and military leadership, Maryam said that meeting was called on Gilgit-Baltistan, which is a political issue and such issues should be discussed in the parliament not GHQ.