Mar 08

COAS Kayani conveys security concerns to President Zardari

zardari meeting kayaniISLAMABAD: During a meeting held on Thursday night, Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani expressed concerns regarding the rapidly deteriorating security situation in the country especially in Karachi and Quetta to President Asif Ali Zardari.

According to sources, Army Chief Kayani expressed concerns regarding the ineffective use of civilian law enforcement agencies to President Zardari. Sources further add that the Amry Chief also told the president about the presence of armed wings in political parties along with raising the issue of contacts between terrorist groups and political parties.

Army Chief Kayani said that the army was willing to support civilian law enforcement agencies at the request of the government.

The Corps Commanders’ meeting held on Thursday also discussed internal and external security threats to the country while during his March 6 visit to Karachi; General Kayani also received a briefing regarding the security situation in the city.