LAHORE: Former chief justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar has claimed that recently retired army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa held a meeting with him, reported The Republicpolicy.
Bajwa, who hung his boots in November and has drawn the ire of PTI chairman Imran Khan since his ouster in April, held a meeting with the former chief justice at his residence in Lahore last week.
However, both former government officials have remained tight-lipped about the meeting and the details were kept under wraps. Now, former CJP Nisar told a private media channel that the meeting was held on the former army chief’s desire as he “who wanted to meet him to appreciate” the retired judge’s services to the country.
As per Justice (retd) Nisar, the former army chief had assured him that the dam fund created during his tenure was safe. He also dispelled speculations about the misuse of the funds. He also said the economy of Pakistan needed to be fixed.
Justice (retd) Nisar was appointed as Pakistan’s top judge in 2016 and laid down his judicial robes in 2019.