According to a PML-N press release, the meeting took place at Model Town residence of Shahbaz Sharif. COAS and Nawaz also expressed their determination to fight terrorism. Nawaz praised the role of the army in strengthening democracy and providing security during the elections. Nawaz also presented the national charter to General Kayani.
According to reports, the COAS gave briefing to Nawaz regarding security situation. General Kayani assured Nawaz Sharif that the forces would cooperate with next government in every issue. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani came on the Shahbaz residence without military protocol.
Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif were the only PML-N leaders present at the meeting.
Both civilian and military leaders discussed the overall political situation of the country.
The meeting was held in a pleasant atmosphere and continued for more than three hours.
Kayani assured Nawaz Sharif that the forces would cooperate with the next government in every issue.
During the meeting, the army chief briefed Nawaz Sharif on the situation in FATA and war on terror.
General Kayani, who was in plain clothes, had lunch with the Sharif’s after the meeting.
The Army chief congratulated the Sharif brothers over their victory in the recent general elections. Meanwhile PML-N leader Enver Beigh confirmed the meeting of Army Chief with Mian Nawaz Sharif. Talking to a private TV channel Biegh said that the meeting was held on the desire of army chief, adding that this is good tradition that the army chief held meeting with the future prime minister and briefed him about the security situation.
Biegh said it is hoped that the chief of other armed forces would also call on Nawaz Sharif in coming days. He said it is hoped that when Nawaz would become the prime minister he would be given the briefing by security agencies.
The Army chief had also given Imran Khan a phone call few days ago, congratulating him and his party over the victory in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.