Bad News For Terrorists!
General Raheel Sharif, the previous Pakistani armed force boss, will now head the 39-country military coalition led by Saudi Arabia. This military coalition has been shaped to serve as a stage for security collaboration and battle terrorism.
According to Pakistani Defense Minister Khawaja Asif, the choice to delegate Gen (retd) Raheel, who resigned in November 2016, was taken after the consent of the officeholder government. “No, certainly our administration’s assent has been granted”, he answered when inquired on GEO TV, as to whether the choice was taken in Riyadh or Islamabad. Asif said that the administrations and armed forces of both the countries were ready with respect to the choice to give Raheel a chance to assume responsibility of the organization.
He further declined to share the subtle elements of the accord under which Raheel has been selected as the head of the Saudi-drove partnership. Raheel resigned as the armed force chief in November and has been succeeded by General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
What Is The Joint Military Coalition General Raheel Is Going To Head?
As per Saudi Arabia, the military organization has been constituted to battle Daesh and other aggressive organizations.
Initially, there were 34 nations in the organization together which has raised to 39. The nations incorporate UAE, Turkey, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Tunisia, Sudan, Malaysia, Egypt, Yemen and others. The Joint Command Center, central station of the military partnership, is situated in Riyadh.
How Did Pakistan Join This Military Alliance?
Back in 2015, Pakistani was at first shocked when Saudi Arabia, without any prior discussion with Pakistan, had declared that Islamabad was a part of this new organization formed to battle militancy.
Pakistan found itself in a strange position as it has great ties with both Iran and Saudi Arabia. It was likewise not prepared to be dragged into the governmental issues of Middle East. Henceforth, the administration had reported in 2015 that a choice about joining the alliance would be taken once its agendas were known.
Later, Pakistan affirmed its support in the organization however had said that the extent of its investment in the organization would only be characterized after Riyadh shared the aims of the coalition.
Staying torpid for quite a long time after its inception, the Saudi-drove coalition is attempting to reassemble.
Currently, the coalition is additionally occupied with a military operation in Yemen since March 2015 when Houthis drove out President Abdu Rabbu Mansour Hadi’s government, who is assumed to be living in Saudi Arabia under exile.
Meanwhile we are all congratulations for the great General who has taken an unprecedented position in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia’s history.