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RAWALPINDI: The corps commanders were meeting on Wednesday at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi, DawnNews reported.

The meeting, chaired by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Pervaiz Kayani, was discussing the country’s internal and external security situation as well as professional matters relating to the armed forces.

Following the establishment of the caretaker government at the centre, this is the first meeting of the armed forces’ top brass.

The corps commanders were also scheduled to discuss the request of the Election Commission of Pakistan for deployment of army personnel at polling stations across the country for the upcoming general elections.

General Kayani was also expected to take his colleagues into confidence over his recent meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry.

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