Legislation on extension in Army Chief’s tenure to be made with consensus: Firdous


Islamabad, Nov 30 (TNS): Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan says the extension in Army Chief’s tenure is an issue of national interest and legislation on it would be made with consensus of all political parties in Parliament.

Talking to a private news channel, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan has constituted a committee to contact the opposition leaders for developing consensus over the issue.

She said the committee comprises Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Defence Minister Pervez Khattak and Leader of the House in Senate Syed Shibli Faraz.