The Pipa News
A summary was given to the Premier House before the appointment of the new chief of the army. According to the details, the chief of the army, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff are leaving office on November 29. 6 lieutenant generals are candidates for the new head of the army. The candidates are Lt. Gen. Asim Munir, Lt. Gen. Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Lt. Gen. Azhar Abbas, Lt. Gen. Nauman Mehmood, Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed, Lt. Gen. Muhammad Amir. including senior generals. The summary lists the names of the 6 senior generals of the Pakistan Army, from whom the prime minister will choose. Earlier, there was a meeting between Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif and Federal Defense Minister Khawaja Asif, during the meeting Special Assistant Malik Ahmed Khan was also present. The appointment of the army chief was also discussed at this meeting. Following this meeting, former President Asif Ali Zardari also went to the Prime Minister’s House where he met with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. During the meeting, the situation in the country was discussed. A few days ago, former president Asif Ali Zardari said that we strongly believe in the promotion system in the Pakistan army, all three star generals are equal and fully qualified to command the army, the issue of appointing the head of the army is political in any case it should not be. This move will hurt the institution. The appointment of the head of the army will legally be made by the prime minister. Recall that Pakistan’s Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman and former prime minister Imran Khan also announced a few days ago that he said that it does not matter who will be the head of the army. I want merit. Earlier, in a special interview with private television, federal defense minister Khawaja Asif said that within 24 hours there would be progress on the appointment of a new army chief. Within 24 hours, 60 to 70 percent of the work will be completed in debriefing and other steps related to the appointment of the head of the army. I gave 48 hours because I’m a politician and I’ll give some space for the conversation.