New York- Pakistan's Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that the government's relations with the military were "cordial and fine" and he did not see "any possibility of a military intervention".
The Defense Minister was speaking in an interview to New York-based business news service Bloomberg. Asif further said that the government and the military were in complete consensus and agreement on the country's foreign policy.
"We still have four years to go," Asif told the news service, adding that
Pakistan Muslim League - Nawaz (PML-N) had "a legislative agenda to
complete." The news service interviewed the federal minister after the KSE 100 Index (KSE100), up 12 per cent this year, rose 0.8 percent Tuesday after its biggest retreat in five years a day earlier.
Defense Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has ruled out any possibility of military coup in the wake of marches to be launched tomorrow by Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT).