ISLAMABAD: The military will stay in the capital for another two months, Aaj News reported.
To take care of the law and order situation in the city the military had been called in. Their period of stay was to expire on July 15.
After extension of their stay by two months they will perform duties in the capital till September 15.
The military has been asked by the government to take care of government buildings following a sit-in by the Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf and Pakistan Awami Tehrik on August 2014.
The PTI had announced to stage sit-in as a protest against alleged massive rigging in 2013 general elections and PAT was protesting against the killing of its workers in Model Town Lahore by police.
The government had asked the army to take charge of the Red Zone- which included important buildings like the National Assembly and Supreme Court.