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Pak. top brass to meet

ISLAMABAD, MAY 20. The top brass of the Pakistan military is meeting here tomorrow to take stock of the situation on the International Boundary and review the developments in Kashmir. The meeting of Pakistan's Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) will be presided over by the Chief Executive, Gen. Pervez Musharraf. The situation in Kashmir is one of the topics on the agenda.

The meeting assumes significance in the wake of the letter written by the JKDFP president, Mr. Shabir Shah, to Gen. Musharraf.

The chief spokesperson of the Pakistan military, Maj. Gen. Rashid Quereshi, said that the meeting of the JCSC would review the Kashmir situation. However, he was not prepared to comment on the letter of Mr. Shah on the plea that he was not aware of the contents.

The meeting, to be held at the Army headquarters at Rawalpindi near here, would be presided over by Gen. Musharraf and would be attended by the chiefs of Navy and Air Force and other top military and intelligence officials.