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Choice on extension of tenure for Pakistan Military leader can wait, says PM Imran Khan

Pakistan High Minister Imran Khan has stated he has now not but thought of an extension to Leader of the Military Workforce Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa’s tenure as there’s nonetheless time for his time period to finish, in keeping with a media record on Friday.

Speaking concerning the contentious factor of the extension in Bajwa’s tenure, High Minister Khan stated that he loved an exceptional dating with the army management, the Morning time newspaper reported.

“The present yr has simply began and November is a ways away. Then why there’s concern about extension within the tenure of the military leader,” the high minister was once quoted as pronouncing within the record.

Khan stated that he had to this point now not thought of extension within the tenure of COAS Bajwa.

The 61-year-old will serve the submit of Military leader until November 28, 2022.

Bajwa, an in depth confidant of Khan, was once to retire on November 29, 2019 on the finish of his three-year unique time period however High Minister Khan gave the Military leader every other extension of identical duration, mentioning regional safety state of affairs, via a notification.

Alternatively, the Splendid Courtroom on November 28 suspended the federal government order, watching that there is not any legislation to offer extension to the Military leader’s tenure. However the apex courtroom granted a six-month extension to Gen Bajwa after being confident via the federal government that Parliament will go a law at the extension/reappointment of a military leader inside of six months.

The federal government after preliminary hesitation secured the give a boost to of the primary Opposition events and presented 3 expenses within the Nationwide Meeting to increase the retirement age from 60 to 64 years for the chiefs of military, army and air power, and the chairman of the joint leader of team of workers committee.

Talking concerning the rumours of a imaginable deal between the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and the army to topple his executive, Khan stated he individually was once now not underneath any roughly drive.

The cricketer-turned flesh presser stated that he loved the give a boost to of allies and expressed self belief that his executive would whole its mandated 5 years until 2023, the record stated.