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Army Chief General Raheel Sharif

Former Army Chief General Raheel Sharif was born on 16th June, in the year 1956. He was designated by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on 29 November 2013. He is expected to resign on 29 November 2016.  He is a four-star rank armed force general, right now serving as the fifteenth Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army.

He got hitched inside family and has three children, two sons and a daughter. His sons too are in Army with enthusiasm to serve the country like their other relatives.He was born in the city of Quetta, Balochistan. His father belonged to a Rajput family with backgrounds in Punjab in the settlement of Kunjah, Gujrat.

Ex Army Chief General Raheel Sharif has a conspicuous soldierly upbringing. His father was Major Rana Muhammad Sharif (late). His eldest sibling Major Rana Shabbir Sharif, was announced as the saint of Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 by Pakistan and got Pakistan’s most note-worthy military honor Nishan-e-Haider after death.Nishan-e-Haider is Pakistan’s most astounding military courage grant.

“Nishan-e-Haider” truly signifies “Characteristic of the Lion” in the Urdu dialect. “Haider” is likewise the sobriquet of Hazrat Ali (AS). Likewise, he is additionally a beneficiary of Sword of Honor and holds an extraordinary respect of having gotten the three most pined for honors of Pakistan Army. Shabbir Sharif is viewed as the most enhanced officer of Pakistan Army.

On 27 November 2013, Sharif was appointed as the 9th Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. According to sources, Army Chief General Raheel Sharif is said to be uninterested in politics with very positive and balanced views. But he was elevated over two more senior generals. Lieutenant General Haroon Aslam, a senior general, resigned over Sharif’s elevation. The other more-senior general, Rashad Mahmood was appointed as the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. The News reported that General Aslam may have been superseded because of his action in the 1999 coup.

PM to host farewell dinner to Gen Raheel tonight

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will host the outgoing Army Chief General Raheel Sharif farewell dinner at the Prime Minister House tonight, ARY News reported. Pakistan's popular Chief of Army Staff Gen. Raheel Sharif retiring from his office on November 29. Top political and military officials of the country will attend the farewell to pay tribute to Gen. Sharif on his services for the nation. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Gen. Raheel Sharif will also hold a one on one meeting for consultation over the…

COAS, German FM discuss security, bilateralism

BERLIN: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday called on Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and held talks with him on bilateralism, regional security and peace, during his two-day visit to Germany, according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

CPEC’s security our ‘national undertaking’, says army chief

GAWADAR: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif while terming China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) a lifetime opportunity for Pakistan on Tuesday said that its security is our 'national undertaking' and we will not allow anyone to create impediments and turbulence in any part of country, according to the Inter Services Public Relations.