Kayani 'throws weight' behind Nawaz Sharif ahead of govt. transition

Last Updated: Sun, May 19, 2013 06:10 hrs

Pakistan Army Chief, General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has met Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and expected prime minister for the next parliamentary tenure Nawaz Sharif at his residence, and exchanged views on internal and external security issues confronting the country.

According to PML-N sources, Kayani held a three-and-a-half-hour-long discussion with Sharif and both discussed the Karachi situation, terror attacks in different parts of the country and drone attacks in the Tribal Areas, reports the Daily Times.

The political intelligentsia is giving high importance to this meeting and considering it a 'plow ahead' for Sharif from the Pakistan Army to hold the office of the prime minister for the third time. (ANI)

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