Imran Khan says Pakistan army’s chief Gen Bajwa is not sacked.
Pakistan’s embattled Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday night rejected reports that he had dismissed Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, amidst the raging political and constitutional crisis in the country over a no-confidence motion against him in Parliament.
Talking to a group of journalists, Mr Khan rejected rumours about making any change in the Army leadership.
“There was neither any talk of dismissing the army chief nor was this on the cards,” Mr Khan told journalists after chairing an emergency Cabinet meeting where it was decided that he should not resign despite losing majority in the National Assembly and facing a possible defeat in the no-confidence motion which he has been trying to stall.
“I will do my job as per the law and in line with the Constitution,” he was quoted as saying by Geo TV.
The emergency Cabinet meeting has taken many by surprise as Khan has little chance of surviving the no confidence motion against him.