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Gen Bajwa instructs to resolve problems of army martyrs’ families

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday spent a day with families of army martyrs and officers at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, the army chief interacted with each of them individually and was updated on their well being and problems. Gen Bajwa gave on spot directions to assist them in resolving their problems. The army chief told them the army and the nation cannot thank them enough for the sacrifices rendered by them. He said that…

PM, Cabinet members ‘proud to meet Pak Army command’, says Fawad

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Chaudhry Fawad Husain Thursday said the Prime Minister Imran Khan and his Cabinet members had a “wonderful visit” to the General Headquarters (GHQ) and they were “proud to meet command of world’s best Army”. In a tweet message, the minister said “a detailed briefing in GHQ was of great value”. With close coordination and cooperation amongst all the institutions “we shall overcome all challenges confronting the Pakistan,” he added. A wonderful Visit of GHQ today.…

PM Imran visits GHQ, gets briefing on security situation

RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday visited military’s general headquarters (GHQ) to get briefing on security matters. PM Khan was welcomed by Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on his arrival. The federal ministers of defence, foreign affairs, finance, information, state minister for interior, and secretary defence also accompanied the PM. The prime minister was presented a guard of honour and laid a floral wreath at the martyrs monument and paid tribute to them. PM Imran was introduced to all…

Ameliorating security situation on ECP’s directions, GHQ rep tells Senate body

ISLAMABAD: A representative of the General Headquarters (GHQ) notified the Senate Standing Committee on Interior on Thursday that armed forces are merely working on the directions of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to improve the situation of security during polls. The GHQ representative reiterated before the Senate body that army has no direct role in the conduct of upcoming elections. Addressing the committee's meeting, the army's representative further said that troops are liable to follow the code of conduct…

British High Commissioner calls on COAS, discusses regional security

RAWALPINDI: British High Commissioner in Islamabad Thomas Drew on Friday called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters (GHQ) here. According to a press release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the matters of mutual interest and regional security were discussed in the meeting. Earlier this week, Drew travelled to Afghanistan, where he held meetings with Afghan officials including President Ashraf Ghani. The British high commissioner's official Twitter…

Italian army chief meets Gen Bajwa at GHQ

RAWALPINDI: Italian Army Chief General Danilo Errico met Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa at the General Headquarters Rawalpindi today.  According to ISPR, matters of mutual interest were discussed with particular reference to enhanced military cooperation in the field of training and counter terrorism domain. Later, the delegation was given detailed briefing on operational and training activities of Pakistan Army. The visiting dignitary acknowledged and appreciated ongoing Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad for…

Pakistan demands ‘immediate action’ against 76 terrorists in Afghanistan

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan on Friday summoned officials of the Afghan embassy to the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi to protest over the recent terrorists attack reportedly carried out from Afghan soil. According to the Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor, the Afghan officials were handed a list of 76 terrorists hiding in Afghanistan. The Afghan government was asked to either take "immediate action" against them or hand them over to Pakistan. Afg Embassy officials…

COAS Bajwa meets Saudi ambassador, discusses bilateral issues

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Ambassador of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Abdullah Marzouk Al-Zahrani on Friday. According to an official statement released by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the meeting between the two officials took place at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in the garrison city. Issues of bilateral relations including defence and training cooperation remain focus of the discussion, said the ISPR press release. Ambassador of KSA met #COAS at GHQ today. COAS…

US ambassador discusses security issues with COAS at GHQ

RAWALPINDI: David Hale, Ambassador of the United States to Pakistan visited General Headquarters (GHQ) on Thursday and called on Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa. During their meeting, the US ambassador and COAS discussed bilateral and regional security issues. On Wednesday, General Bajwa was in Karachi on his first visit to the port city after assuming command of the Pakistan army. Upon his arrival, General Bajwa commenced day’s proceedings by visiting Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah’s…

General Qamar Javed Bajwa takes charge as army chief at GHQ

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday was formally welcomed at the General Headquarters (GHQ) Rawalpindi, just a day after accepting the command of Pakistan’s military from General Raheel Sharif. General Bajwa laid a wreath at the Yadgar-i-Shuhada upon his arrival at the GHQ and observed a welcoming guard of honour. The COAS took charge as the 16th army chief of the world's sixth-largest army by troop numbers in a colourful handover on Tuesday. The succession ceremony…