Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif (left) and Prime Minister Mr Nawaz Sharif (right) discuss prevailing situation in Pakistan’s federal capital Islamabad.

PESHAWAR, September 1: While Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Awami Tehrik activists are protesting in Islamabad, the Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Prime Minister Mr Nawaz held a meeting to discuss the prevailing political situation.

According to Pakistani media reports, the protesting activists clashed with personnel of law-enforcement agencies in Islamabad and then entered the building of Pakistan Television and stopped its transmission for 40 minutes.

Later, the protesters vacated the PTV building on an appeal of the Pakistan Army.

However, PTI chief Imran Khan and PAT head Tahirul Qadri said those who attacked the PTV offices were not activists of their parties.

Meanwhile, the ISPR issued a statement saying that the army chief briefed the prime minister about the 31 August meeting of corps commanders.

President Mr Mamnoon Hussain has convened a joint session of the parliament on 2 September to decide on a new strategy of the government in prevailing situation.

The authorities have also registered a case of rebellion against Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri, who have been protesting in Islamabad along with their supporters demanding resignation of the prime minister and re-elections.