Khawaja Asif avoids answering “if president not signs summary?”


Defence Minister Khawaja Asif has said that Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s advice with regard to appointment of army chief has been sent to President Arif Alvi.
On Thursday he said the appointment of Lieutenant General Asim Munir as Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza as Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) was approved during the cabinet meeting chaired by PM Shahbaz Sharif.
In conversation with Private TV channel, Khawaja Asif confirmed the approval of names of COAS and CJCSC.
He said the summary has been sent to President and the notification will be made public after his approval.
Defence minister avoided to answer the question ‘if President did not approve the summary?’