Thursday, March 4, 2021
Home World Pakistan's Former Army Chief to Command a Multinational Islamic Anti-Terror Force

Pakistan’s Former Army Chief to Command a Multinational Islamic Anti-Terror Force

Pakistan's former army chief, General Raheel Sharif (retd.) has agreed to command a multinational Islamic anti-terror force

Islamabad, December 5, 2016: Pakistan’s former army chief, General Raheel Sharif (retd.) has agreed to command a multinational Islamic anti-terror force, on certain terms and conditions, including being allowed to arbitrate between belligerents, a media report said.

NewsGram brings to you current foreign news from all over the world

Daily Pakistan, citing sources, reported that Sharif, who relinquished office of the army chief command last week, was willing to command the 39-nation Islamic Military Alliance to Fight Terrorism (IMAFT) set up under Saudi Arabia’s auspices in December last year.

The report said that Iran has also assured to accept Pakistan’s role in mediating Yemen crisis if Sharif becomes IMAFT chief with an authority of arbitrator, and would use its influence on the Houthi rebels to bring them to the negotiating table.

NewsGram brings to you top news around the world today

It quoted the sources as saying that Sharif had expressed his willingness for the arbitration during his meeting with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz.

The creation of IMAFT, with a joint command centre in Riyadh, was announced by Saudi Arabian Defence Minister Mohammad bin Salman Al-Saud on December 15, 2015.

Check out NewsGram for latest international news updates

Initially, with 34 members, the military alliance of Muslim countries spanning Nigeria to Malaysia intended to undertake military intervention against IS and other anti-terrorist activities across the Middle East and other countries, had risen to 39 by March 2016. (IANS)

STAY CONNECTED

19,120FansLike
362FollowersFollow
1,773FollowersFollow

Most Popular

Best Sites To Play Andar Bahar Online

By John Graham Playing Andar Bahar is fun, especially when playing on a user-friendly site. It’s a game where you play and win. Besides, it’s...

7 Tips On How To Always Wake Up On Time In College

By Grace Johnson Many students complain that waking up early to go to classes seems to be getting more and more difficult day by day....

US Based OAC To Make The World’s First Space Hotel

If you are a space enthusiast, there is more exciting news as a US-based space construction company, Orbital Assembly Corporation (OAC), is planning to...

Gut Instinct To Figure Out Between Fake And Genuine Reviews

While booking a hotel online, travelers should trust their gut instinct rather than relying on computer algorithms to figure out between fake and genuine...

Study: Customized Diets Could Be Key To Optimizing Mental Health

Lifestyle changes and customized diets could be key to optimizing mental health, a new study suggests. The study indicates that significant customized diets and...

Study: One In Four People, Maybe Living With Some Degree Of Hearing Loss By 2050

Nearly 2.5 billion people worldwide, or one in four people, maybe living with some degree of hearing loss by 2050, and at least 700...

Rare India: Commit To A Life That Puts Planet And People First

The Climate crisis is real, and the travel industry is affected in so many ways that there is an immediate need to address how...

World Wildlife Day: Here Are Some Wildlife Sanctuaries Worth Visiting

With millions of species breathing on earth, the world celebrates Wildlife Day today, March 3, to raise awareness of global flora and fauna. There...

Recent Comments