ISLAMABAD – Defence Minister Khawaja Asif left for Dubai on Saturday amid political tensions in the country.
Official sources confirmed that the PML-N minister left for the UAE along with his family on Saturday morning.
Just arrived in Dubai with family to attend a wedding,will b back inshallah tmrw morning. ..😊
— Khawaja M. Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) October 29, 2016
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif removed Senator Pervaiz Rashid as Information and Broadcasting Minister.
His removal is followed by a probe by security agencies into the leaked story published in Dawn that gave details of a top secret civil-military meeting earlier this month.