Summary for appointment of new COAS, CJCSC approved : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Summary for appointment of new COAS, CJCSC approved

November 24, 2022 | | Share:

President Dr. Arif Alvi has appointed Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Lieutenant General Syed Asim Munir as Chief of Army Staff.

Appointment as Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee will be effective from 27 of this month while the appointment for Chief of Army Staff will take effect from 29th of this month.

The President made these appointments on the advice of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.

Meanwhile, Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has said that President Dr. Arif Alvi has approved the summary for the appointment of new Army Chief and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.

Talking to Radio Pakistan News and Current Affairs Channel on Thursday evening, he said the President has appointed Lieutenant General Syed Asim Munir and Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza as the Chief of the Army Staff and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee respectively.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Category: Legal & Politics