Army to remain in the capital


Stay of Pakistan Army in the federal capital has been extended for three months for security of the key installations.

Interior Ministry has issued notification of extension in stay of the army, until March 3, 2017, on Friday.

The extension was granted under Article-245 of the Constitution of Pakistan. As of now, army personnel are deployed for security of president house, prime minister (PM) house, parliament house, supreme court and Red Zone. Army has also become of one the rapid response force to tackle internal security of the federal capital.