Rumours of Gen Azhar Abbas’ ‘retirement’ swirl amid no official word.
Gen Asim Munir new COAS-designate, Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza made CJCSC; both given immediate promotions to four-star rank due to technical hitch posed by Gen Munir’s retirement date.
Outgoing chief says army received flak for ‘involvement in politics’ over past seven decades.
After rumours and denials, army says summary for appointment of next chief sent to defence ministry; ISPR release mentions no names.
Defence minister claims govt is ahead of schedule, has plenty of time to make up its mind.
Says nothing wrong in admitting ‘some mistakes’ were made; asks Afghan Taliban to fulfil commitments on human rights.
"Media hype over amendments is uncalled for; govt not considering any major changes," says Khawaja Asif.
Move comes after Lt Gen (retd) Faiz Ali Chisti spoke about the appointment of the new army chief at a press conference.
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COAS Bajwa is retiring on Nov 29 at the end of his extended tenure.
Absence of ISPR release after corps commanders’ moot, PM Sharif’s abrupt detour to London indicate events are unfolding at breakneck speed.
"The matter of security of Chinese personnel has been accorded the highest level of priority by the govt of Pakistan," says FO.
ISLAMABAD: The Foreign Office on Wednesday conveyed its concern to Moscow over a Russian politician’s claim that...
Saifullah Paracha once described life at Guantanamo as “being alive in your own grave”.
ISLAMABAD: Foreign Office on Friday rejected Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh’s statement about...
• Spy chief thrust into spotlight in face of ‘one-sided lies’ • Backchannel talks held with PTI to reduce ‘toxicity’ • COAS
Saudi Arabia releases Pakistanis detained for hooliganism in Madina
PM Shehbaz is one of the key speakers at the Future Investment Initiative conference.
Influential quarters in govt have advised PM to expedite appointment process of next army chief, says federal cabinet member.
Ruling coalition confident PTI’s criticism of security establishment makes it unpopular with brass.