Raheel Sharif made no request regarding ‘acquisition’ of any post in KSA: Asif

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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Defence Khawaja Muhammad Asif says that no formal request has been made by former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif  regarding acquisition of any post in Saudi Arabia, Aaj News reported.

Khawaja Muhammad Asif made a statement in the Senate today clarifying that no formal request for grant of No Objection Certificate (NOC) has been received from the former COAS Gen Raheel Sharif , Adding to this, if any request is received in this regard it will be dealt according to the rules.

Speaking on the occasion, Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said that since no formal request has been received for NOC so far, the implications of the appointment on the Pakistan’s foreign policy cannot be discussed at this moment.