Pakistan Army chief embarks on three-day Britain visit

Pakistan's Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Wednesday left for a three-day visit to the UK to meet British military and political leaders and discuss regional security situation.

PTI| Updated: Jan 14, 2015, 14:30 PM IST

Islamabad: Pakistan's Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Wednesday left for a three-day visit to the UK to meet British military and political leaders and discuss regional security situation.

Gen Sharif is undertaking the visit after crucial talks with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Islamabad yesterday.

Pakistan's Army spokesman Maj Gen Asim Bajwa confirmed that Gen Sharif is paying a three day visit to Britain. "He will meet military and political leadership," he said.

Gen Sharif is expected to discuss regional security situation and Pakistan efforts to eliminate militancy.