Why General Raheel Sharif Want Islamic Military Alliance by Zaid Hamid and Why he Visit Saudia Arab The decision to appoint Gen (retd) Raheel, who retired in November 2016, was taken after taking the incumbent government into confidence, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said yesterday.
Speaking during a talk show on Geo TV, Asif admitted that an agreement in this regard was finalized a few days back.
“No, definitely our government’s consent must have been part of this,” he replied when asked if the decision was taken in Riyadh or Islamabad.