According to a Pakistan Army statement, an encounter began when a group of terrorists "fired" at a security forces outpost in the Kahan area near Awaran on Thursday night.
Imran Khan has alleged that 'some elements' in the powerful establishment who indulged in 'bad practices' were responsible for his unceremonious ouster from power.
Pakistan's power structure is unique with the Army sitting on top of the pyramid and former PM Imran Khan's attempt to break free of the Army's overlordship led to disputes.
The meeting was much-awaited because General Bajwa was not present at the oath-taking ceremony of the prime minister, setting rumor mills to work overtime about the absence.
The officials said that the anti-infiltration grid and surveillance along the LoC has been further beefed up to meet all kinds of challenges.
The 69-year-old cricketer-turned politician made these remarks during an informal conversation with journalists in Islamabad.
Some factionalism appears to have entered into the otherwise tradition-bound Pakistan Army and General Bajwa is likely to be one of the biggest losers of this entire game.
PM Sharif became the Prime minister on April 11, following the ouster of Imran Khan through a no-confidence motion, with this Khan became the first PM to be removed through the democratic process.
"Let me put this to rest. The chief of army staff is neither seeking an extension nor will he accept an extension. No matter what, he will be retiring on the 29th of November 2022," Iftikhar said.
Lahore police on Thursday registered an FIR against seven persons involved in the torture of the army officer named Major Haris.
A campaign on social media against the armed forces and its leadership was quite active and slogans critical of the Army were also chanted during protests on Sunday.
According to Federal Investigation Agency, it has received a list of 50 suspects involved in social media campaign against the army chief and the apex court judges from the intelligence agencies.
Talking to a group of his favourite journalists, who are known for defending him in the talk-shows, Khan rejected rumours about making any change in the Army leadership.
His proposal for peace with India had a wider meaning as he indirectly suggested to have some sort of trilateral dialogue involving India, Pakistan and China to create an inclusive peace.
Pakistan Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa is reported to have met Prime Minister Khan this week.