PM rejects reports claiming dismissal of COAS Gen Bajwa: sources

Prime Minister Imran Khan has dismissed reports claiming that he has removed Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

According to sources, in a conversation with senior journalists, said that he has no plans to make changes to the defence department.

“There was neither any talk of dismissing the army chief nor was this on the cards,” PM Imran told journalists. “I will do my job as per the law and in line with the Constitution,” the PM was quoted as saying.

When asked about the no-confidence motion, PM Imran repeated that he would not accept defeat at “any cost”.

“I will not let this foreign conspiracy succeed,” PM Imran said, adding that he has neither accepted defeat in the past nor will he accept defeat now.

“I swear I will never betray Pakistan,” the premier said, adding that he will attend the National Assembly session.

PM Khan further reiterated that despite him being alone, he will continue to fight for the nation and “will never compromise.”

Regarding the federal cabinet meeting, the premier said that whenever a meeting is called rumors start spreading, clarifying that no changes are being made.

Answering a question related to the alleged “threat letter”, PM Imran said that he will show the memo to Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Chairman Senate Sadiq Sanjrani, COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa, and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza.

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