ISLAMABAD: Outgoing Chief of the Army Staff, General Raheel Sharif convened a one-on-one meeting with President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday as he arrived at the presidency to attend a farewell dinner.

The ceremony was also attended by Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zakaullah, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Sohail Aman and federal ministers among others.

Addressing the gathering, President Mamnoon Hussain said that General Sharif's services for the country would be remembered always and that his role in maintaining security across the country was unmatched.

He further said that the outgoing chief had asserted that targeted operation in Karachi would continue until extremism is eliminated.