Rift in Taliban factions, Pakistan PM and army General hold meeting
August 4 , 2015
Following the emerging situation in Afghanistan, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and the army chief held discussions. As per media reports, there is a rift among the various Taliban factions over succession after the death of Mullah Omar. Official sources have said that the Government of Pakistan is worried over the new developments and in the meeting Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif briefed Nawaz Sharif about the situation and its impact on Pakistan.