Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has chaired emergency meeting of Federal Cabinet and approved amendment in Army Act for the extension of Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s (COAS) service tenure.

According to details, the amendment bill will be presented in the parliament after approval. Meanwhile, the premier has also informed the attendees about the targets set to be achieved in 2020.

Earlier, the Supreme Court had allowed extension/reappointment of Gen Bajwa for another six months and asked the government to determine the tenure, terms and conditions of the service of the army chief through legislation within the period.