Prime Minister Imran Khan had a meeting with Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
Sources said that the security situation was discussed in the meeting while professional matters of the Pakistan Army were also discussed.
The meeting talked about the security situation across the Line of Control (LoC) along with other regional security matters.
Earlier, Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar replaced Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor as the new head of the military’s media wing, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) confirmed in a statement on Thursday.
Maj Gen Ghafoor’s new assignment will be as the General Officer Commanding Okara.
Thanks to everyone I have remained associated with during the tenure. My very special thanks to Media all across. Can’t thank enough fellow Pakistanis for their love and support.
Best wishes to new DG ISPR for his success.#PakArmedForcesZindabad#PakistanZindabad
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) January 16, 2020
Ghafoor also posted a farewell message on his personal Twitter account, thanking the public for their support. “Stay strong, continue doing your bit for Pakistan. Stay blessed,” he wrote.
Thanks for your love & support. Stay strong, continue doing your bit for Pakistan.Stay blessed
آپکی محبت اورحمایت کاشکریہ۔ مضبوط رہتے ہوۓ پاکستان کے لئے اپنا کام جاری رکھیں۔ Stay blessed.
— Asif Ghafoor (@peaceforchange) January 16, 2020