SHAHBAZ SHARIF VISITS GARRISON CITY SECRETLY!
ISLAMABAD : The corridors of power have been abuzz with speculation since reports emerged that Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif in Rawalpindi had a secret meeting with Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in Rawalpindi according to newspaper reports.
Sources privy to the development told Dawn that the meeting took place on the night between Sept 30 and Oct 1 when Mr. Sharif visited Rawalpindi and went to meet the army chief without security and protocol. The sources said that only two vehicles were present at the airport and no prominent official was present to receive the chief minister when he arrived late on Wednesday night.
The sources said Mr Sharif reached the Punjab House in Rawalpindi straight from the airport, had a shower and changed. In the meantime, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan came to the Punjab House in his own vehicle and then drove away with Mian Shahbaz Sharif. The sources also said that initially no one was aware of the destination of the vehicle carrying the two leaders, but later it became known that they had gone to the Army House to see Gen Kayani.