PML-N leader met with Gen Qamar over Nawaz, Maryam issue: DG ISPR

Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar has confirmed that two meetings took place between Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Mohammad Zubair. DG ISPR said that matters in relation with PML-N supreme leader Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz were discussed during the meetings.

In an interview with a private news channel, Maj Gen Babar said that the first meeting took place in the last week of August and the second on September 7, on request of PML-N leader Mohammad Zubair.

The DG ISPR said that General Qamar told Zubair that legal issues would get resolved in courts while political matters in parliament and “the army should be not be dragged into these matters”.

Later, in another interview, Mohammad Zubair, clarified that Maryam was not aware of these meeting, saying that he had met COAS on “personal capacity”. He, however, said that he informed Maryam about the development after the meetings.

The PML-N leader said that he did not seek any relief for Nawaz or Maryam during the meetings.

Source: Express Tribune