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Pakistan Army makes reshuffle in top hierarchy

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army on Friday appointed Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza as the Chief of General Staff in a major reshuffle in the army hierarchy, as reported by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). The media wing of the armed forces notified that General Raza has replaced Lieutenant General Bilal Akbar who has been appointed as Commander Rawalpindi Corps (10th Corps). Furthermore, ISPR announced on its website that Lieutenant General Muhammad Naeem Ashraf has been appointed Commander Multan Corps,…

Pakistan, Indian armies exchange sweets to mark Eid-ul-Azha

MUZAFFARNAGAR: As a goodwill gesture, the armies of Pakistan and India on Wednesday exchanged sweets on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha along Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.  According to photos shared by an Indian news outlet, the armies of both the countries can be seen exchanging sweets at Poonch's Chakan Da Bagh crossing point. It is pertinent to mention here that India’s Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers had also exchanged sweets at Attari-Wagah border on the occasion of…

19th martyrdom anniversary of Kargil Hero Karnal Sher Khan observed

SWABI: The 19th death anniversary of Captain Karnal Sher Khan Shaheed, who embraced martyrdom during the Kargil War, was observed in his hometown on Saturday, ARY News reported. A ceremony was held at the tomb of Karnal Sher Khan in Nawan Killi town of Swabi. He was one of only ten recipients of the Nishan-e-Haider. About the brave soldier Karnal Sher Khan was born on January 1, 1970, in Nawan Killi (Shewa Adda) village in Swabi. He was commissioned in the Army on October 14, 1994. Captain Karnal Sher Khan…

US ambassador appreciates Pakistan Army’s role against terrorism

RAWALPINDI: US Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Ambassador Alice G Wells on Tuesday commended the sacrifices and resilience of the people and armed forces of Pakistan and appreciated the role Pakistan Army has played in battling the scourge of terrorism. She said this in a meeting with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters (GHQ). Both reaffirmed the commitment towards the common goal of peace and stability in the region and discussed measures towards that end. They also agreed…

Iran summon Pakistan envoy over attack on border

TEHRAN: Iran call upon the Pakistani ambassador to Tehran on Thursday, due to terrorist attack on Iranian border guards. The attack took lives of three and injured eight others on Tuesday early morning at the main road crossing point between Iran and Pakistan known as Mirjaveh, a town in Sistan and Baluchistan province. According to the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA), Iran is protesting mainly against the terrorist attack, also this protest related actions are communicated to Pakistan Ambassador Asif Ali Khan…

Pakistan Army- 37 Brigadiers promoted to Major General

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has approved the promotion of 37 brigadiers, including nine from the Army Medical Corps to the rank of major general on Thursday. Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided over the meeting of the Promotion Board at the General Headquarters on Thursday. The board considered at total of 987 brigadiers for promotion. The names of the brigadiers approved for promotion are as follows: Babar Iftikhar, Muhammad Ahmed Malik, Irfan Arshad, Muhammad Shahbaz Khan, Tahir Hameed Shah, Irfan…

Pakistan to retaliate if India targets innocent civilians: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Indian army has continuously been breaching the ceasefire understanding of 2003, targeting innocent civilian population along the Line of Control (LoC). However, Pakistan army responds when Indian forces target civilians. This was stated by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor at a press conference today. He said Pakistan didn't retaliate when India resorted to ceasefire violations following an agreement reached last week to implement the 2003 pact, but was forced to…

Pakistan Army and Air Force test joint fire power capability

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army and Air Force on Saturday tested their joint conventional fire power capability in Central Command exercise at Jhelum firing ranges. Commander Central Command Lt General Azhar Saleh Abbasi briefed the audience about aims, objectives and conduct of the exercise.  The exercise marked culmination of a process aimed at integrating all available fire power assets/ sensors held with both Pakistan Army and Pakistan Air Force through an optimised near real time Sensor – Shooter Grid in a Network…

Army chief assures support to Naqeeb’s family for justice

MAKEEN: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said Army shall support all the efforts to let Naqeeb Ullah Mehsud's family get justice in their son's murder case. This he said while he met Naqeeb's father at Makeen in South Waziristan Agency (SWA). The Army chief condoled over the death of the tribal youth and offered Fatiha for the departed soul. The commander Peshawar corps and inspector general frontier corps (south) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were also present during the visit. 27-year-old…