In an unusual move, PM Imran Khan visits GHQ for security briefing

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In an unusual move, PM Imran Khan visits GHQ for security briefing

*RAWALPINDI - In an unusual move the Prime Minister Imran Khan visited military’s general headquarters (GHQ) to get briefing on security matters.*

PM Khan was welcomed by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on his arrival.

According to Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor, “PM being briefed on defence, internal security and other professional matters. Ministers of Defence, Foreign Affairs, Finance, Information and Minister of State for Interior are accompanying the PM.”

On August 27, Army Chief Bajwa had called on Imran Khan at the PM House. The two dignitaries had expressed resolve to continue efforts for enduring peace and stability in the country.

They also exchanged views on the overall security situation in the region.

Army Chief General Bajwa also felicitated Imran Khan on assuming office of the prime minister.

Imran’s visit to the GHQ comes ahead of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s expected arrival to Pakistan in the first week of September. US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has also confirmed Mr. Pompeo’s visit.

During his visit to Pakistan, Secretary Pompeo will focus on major issue of terrorism, seeking Pakistan’s support to take bilateral action against the common enemies and terrorists.

Pompeo will be the first foreign dignitary to meet the newly elected Prime Minister, who took oath of his office on August 18.