Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Friday met Chief of Army Staff Qamar Javed Bajwa and congratulated the army chief on his promotion and appointment, said a tweet from the Inter-Services Public Relations.

The military's media wing also said that "various issues came under discussion".

The hour-long meeting focused on national integrity and security, said PTI's media cell. Discussion were also held on conditions prevailing in the region.

The army chief and the PTI chairman also discussed repatriation of Afghan refugees and the recent wave of terror attacks, added the political party's media cell.

No further details about the visit were provided by ISPR.

General Bajwa was promoted on November 29, 2016. Khan's congratulatory visit comes almost four months after the appointment of the new army chief.

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