LAHORE: The arrival of the General (R) Raheel Sharif in Lahore along with the Saudi citizen on a special visit at this critical juncture for the incumbent government has raised speculations about his visit to Pakistan over any probable intervention from Saudi Arabia between civil and military authorities.
Former Pakistan army chief retired Gen Raheel Sharif , reached Lahore from Saudi Arabia by a special plane on Friday.
According to media reports, Raheel Sharif , who is also the head of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT), and some Saudi nationals accompanied him. He left for his house while the Saudis were moved to a local hotel from Lahore airport’s old terminal.
Gen Sharif left for Riyadh on April 21 to assume the command of the 41-nation IMAFT after the Pakistan government cleared him to serve the coalition without bring the parliament into confidence.