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General Qamar Javed Bajwa was born on 11th November 1960 to a Punjabi Jat family in a Karachi belongs from Ghakar Mandi of Gujranwala district in Pakistan. Bajwa started his military service in 1978 and was commissioned in 1980 in the Baloch Regiment. He is the holder of Nishan-e-Imtiaz along with Hilal-e-Imtiaz for his services to the country. He is a four-star rank army general and the current Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army, appointed in this capacity since November 2016 after the completion of term by the former Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Shareef. General Bajwa was educated at the F. G. Sir Syed College, later attending the Gordon College.

His father was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Pakistani army. Lieutenant Colonel Muhammad Iqbal Bajwa died while in service in 1967 in Quetta, Balochistan. His mom kicked the bucket in September 2013

General Bajwa has immense involvement in the field, particularly in pivotal zones, for example, Baltistan and Kashmir. General Qamar Javed Bajwa was elevated to the position of Major General in May 2009. As a Major General, Bajwa filled in as the Force Commander of Gilgit-Baltistan which happens to be one of the most difficult terrain to serve in. He held the title of the General Officer Commanding in that region. He was granted Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) in August 2011. Bajwa was an instructor at School of Infantry and Tactics in Quetta, training army recruits at Command and Staff College in Quetta and at National Defense University, Pakistan.

COAS just got extension in his service from the approval of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, His services will now end in the year 2022.

COAS General Bajwa witnesses Pak-China International Air Exercise

KARACHI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday witnessed the ongoing Pak-China International Air Exercise Shaheen-VII at an operational air base of Pakistan Air Force. According to a press release issued by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), COAS was received by Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan on his arrival at an operational air base of PAF. https://www.facebook.com/OfficialDGISPR/videos/2095311147436755/ COAS while interacting with combat crew, lauded the professionalism of…

Pak-China relations are based on mutual trust, confidence: COAS

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff General Bajwa has said that Pak-China relations are all weather and based on mutual trust and confidence, said Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Monday. According to details shared by ISPR through a press release issued here today, Vice Foreign Minister of China, Kong Xuanyou called on Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ). During the meeting matters of mutual interest, regional security and enhanced bilateral cooperation came under…

Azerbaijan’s Chief of State Border Service calls on Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Azerbaijan’s Chief of State Border Service Colonel General Elchin Guliyev on Tuesday called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, they discussed matters related to mutual interest and regional stability in the meeting. Azerbaijan’s COSBS appreciated professionalism of the armed forces and its victories against terrorists, said the military's press wing. Earlier, Colonel General Elchin Guliyev laid a floral wreath at…

PM briefed on security situation in Balochistan

QUETTA: Prime Minister Imran Khan along with Chief Minister Balochistan Jam Kamal Khan and lead federal ministers on Saturday visited Southern Command headquarters at Quetta. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa received the PM at Quetta air base. A detailed briefing on security situation of the province, challenges and response was given. The prime minister was also briefed about socio-economic development based Khushal Balochistan program, security of China Pakistan Economic Projects (CPEC) projects, and…

Gen Bajwa discusses regional security with Jordanian King

AMMAN: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Jordan on Tuesday for a three days visit and called on His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussain. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), regional security situation and bilateral cooperation were discussed. King Abdullah expressed earnest desire to enhance the cooperation between the two countries in multiple fields including security, defence production, education and investment opportunities. Gen Bajwa assured him that Pakistan has…

Gen Bajwa visits PMA Kakul, urges cadets to strive for excellence

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) Kakul. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief was briefed by commandant Major Gen Akhtar Nawaz Satti on various functional aspects of the academy for professional grooming of the cadets. Talking to the faculty and cadets, Gen Bajwa emphasised on striving for professional competence, leading the men from front, and upholding the virtues of honour, integrity, selfless devotion and rich…