Pak Interior Minister discusses security situation with Army Chief

Rawalpindi / Islamabad (Pakistan) : Pakistan’s Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif held meetings with Army Chief General Raheel Sharif to discuss the national security situation and the recent US drone attack in the region.

Expressing deep concern over the U.S. drone attacks on Pakistani territory, especially the recent May 21 attack in Balochistan which killed Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Mansour, the duo during the meeting termed them a violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty, reports the Express Tribune.

The Army Chief briefed the two leaders about his recent meeting with US Ambassador David Hale.

The meeting was held at general headquarters (GHQ) yesterday.

The Interior Minister said that a meeting of the Cabinet’s Defence Committee will be convened to discuss important matters after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif recovers from his ailment and returns home from London.

Sharif is currently in London on a personal trip and will undergo an open heart surgery on Tuesday. (ANI)