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Army Chief

The Chief of Army Staff is a military appointment and statutory office held by a full general of Pakistan Army, who is appointed by the Prime Minister of Pakistan and final confirmation by the President of Pakistan.

The Chief of Army Staff is the senior most appointment in the Pakistani military who is a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee in a separate capacity, usually consulting with the Chairman joint chiefs to act as a military adviser to the Prime Minister and its civilian government in the line of defending the land borders of the country.

The Chief of Army Staff exercise its responsibility of command and control of the operational, combatant, logistics, and training commands within the army, in contrast to the Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army. Due to its stature, the Chief  it self have been instrumental in enforcing martial laws against the civilian government due to the meltdown of a civil-military relations in the past decades.