ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s powerful military chief fulfilled Wednesday in Washington with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and other safety and government officers, the military services claimed.
Qamar Javed Bajwa’s journey to the United States comes weeks before he’s predicted to retire soon after an prolonged six-yr tenure. Although Pakistan has been dominated by the elected civilian leadership since 2008 when the former armed forces dictator Gen. Pervez Musharraf resigned, the military services nevertheless maintains influence.
The military services has specifically dominated Pakistan for more than half of the place’s 75-yr background.
According to a navy assertion, Bajwa in his assembly with the U.S. defense chief and other officers thanked them for extending assist to flood-hit Pakistan, the place deluges since mid-June have killed just about 1,700.
The assertion explained Bajwa expressed his condolences above the devastation induced by the hurricane in Florida, declaring Pakistan understands the loss and ache of victims of a devastating storm.
Pakistan has not named Bajwa’s successor.
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