Newly-appointed COAS, CJCSC meet President Alvi & PM Shehbaz. Newly appointed Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Sahir Shamshad called on President Arif Alvi at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Thursday.
The meeting is being held minutes after President Arif Alvi signed a summary signed the summary and approved the appointment of Lieutenant General Asim Munir as the next chief of army staff and Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC).
Newly-appointed COAS & CJCSC meet PM Shehbaz
On the other hand, nominated Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) Lt. Gen. Sahir Shamshad Mirza and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Minir separately called on Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif.
The Prime Minister congratulated Lt. Gen. Sahir Shamshad Mirza and Lt. Gen. Syed Asim Munir and expressed his good wishes for their new responsibilities.
The Prime Minister hoped that under their leadership, the armed forces will amicably deal with the challenges of national security and continue to play important role in complete elimination of the menace of terrorism from the country.
President signs summary to appoint Lt Gen Asim Munir as new COAS, CJCSC
Earlier, President Arif Alvi signed summary forwarded by PM Shehbaz Sharif on the appointment of new army chief General Asim Munir and Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Sahir Shamshad.
Today, the hovernment decided to appoint Lieutenant General Asim Munir as new Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC).
Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb made the announcement on Twitter, saying the premier had made the choice while exercising his constitutional powers. She further said that Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza had been picked as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC).
The information minister added that the summary of the appointments has been sent to President Arif Alvi for ratification.
Speaking to the media minutes after the announcement was made, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said the