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Pakistan's ex-army chief allowed to lead Saudi-led alliance

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Irune Rengel | 21 Abril, 2017, 19:57

He was granted approval to serve as the head of the military alliance for three years, reports said.

The issue of General Raheel was a hard decision due to rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran but Pakistan chose to let him join the alliance as its first chief due to close ties with Riyadh.

Opposition parties have been criticising the government over the controversial appointment, claiming that the alliance is formed against Shia-majority Iran and will harm Pakistan's relations with its neighbour.

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The prime minister also advised the ambassador to work with utmost dedication for the welfare of Pakistani Diaspora with particular attention to education of their children.

Issuing a statement in the Senate, Asif had said the Defence Ministry issues NOCs to retired army officers for any such jobs, but Gen (retd) Raheel Sharif didn't seek any such clearance or certificate.

Since the news of the alliance first surfaced, there have been concerns about its nature and how it may affect a pre-existing parliamentary resolution on Yemen passed unanimously by lawmakers calling for "neutrality in the conflict" in 2015.

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He said that the two Muslim states have always stood by each other in testing times and the people of Pakistan have deep emotional attachment with Saudi Arabia being the custodian of the Two Holy Mosques.

But Asif said the military coalition "will not act against Iran".

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