PESHAWAR: Interim Prime Minister Justice (retd) Nasir-ul-Mulk and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Peshawar separately on Thursday to attend a high level meeting regarding the security during the general elections.
PM Nasir-ul-Mulk will chair a high-level security huddle. Premier Mulk and COAS Bajwa are in Peshawar for a top security meeting after the suicide attack on the election meeting of the Awami National Party (ANP) here on Tuesday, which claimed the lives of 22 people and injured dozens of others.
ANP leader Haroon Bilour was among the 22 martyred in the Yakatoot suicide attack, Haroon was contesting the upcoming general election from PK-78 constituency of Peshawar.
COAS visited Bilour house and condoled with the family of the slain ANP leader at his residence.
Meanwhile, the PM, accompanied by Interim Interior Minister Azam Khan, held a meeting with KP Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra where issues of law and order, among other matters, were discussed.