|Defence minister, COAS meet PM|
03 January 2014
ISLAMABAD: Defence Minister Khawaja Asif and army chief Gen Raheel Sharif had separate meetings with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
According to Online they discussed developments in the treason trial of former president Pervez Musharraf and his health. The army chief apprised the premier of the decisions taken at the corps commanders meeting.
Our correspondent adds: In his meeting with the PM, Kh Asif, who is also Minister for Water and Power, apprised the prime minister about present state of power production in the country. He also briefed him about the current power loadshedding and the steps being taken to overcome power crisis.
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