Pakistan Chief of Army Staff met with the Saudi King Abdullah, according to The News, Islamabad. Why would the Chief of Army Staff of Pakistan call on the Saudi monarch. Isn't there a protocol that should prevent heads of armed forces to meet with the heads of states of other countries, which should be a task left to the elected representatives.
From The News,
COAS calls on Saudi King
Updated at: 2200 PST, Sunday, April 12, 2009
RIYADH: Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani called on Saudi King Abdullah here on Sunday. General Kayani also conveyed President Asif Ali Zardari's goodwill message to Shah Abdullah.