ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif approved the appointment of incoming Defence Secretary Lt-Gen(retd) Alam Khattak on Monday, Express News reported.
The previous defence secretary, Asif Yasin Malik, had a two-year contract, which ended on July 28, after which a new defence secretary was appointed.
Khattak is expected to assume his responsibilities as the new defence secretary within a few days.
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