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Who will be the Next Army Chief of Pakistan?

Sabahat Abid
23 November,2022
  • PM Shehbaz Sharif is considering Pakistan's next chief of staff choices.

  • The next Pak Chief Army will be appointed in 48 hours.


NewsToday: The appointment summary of the Chief of Army Staff was sent to the Ministry of Defence. The list includes Pakistan's six senior lieutenants general. A list of the chief of army staff's selection includes the following six senior-most names:

  1.  Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad

  2. Lieutenant General Asim Munir

  3. Lieutenant General Nauman Zakria

  4. Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid 

  5. Lieutenant General  Azhar Abbas

  6.  Lieutenant General Amir Raza

The action has ended the impasse over the nomination of a new army leader and the CJCSC, which has dominated the country's political scene in recent weeks. According to official sources, the summary has been sent to Pakistan's Prime Minister, and the final decision is expected today. Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has had multiple phone meetings with the party leader and previous Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Several meetings and phone discussions with the party head and former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif were held in this direction. However, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has provided a few details about the meeting. Defense Minister Khwaja Asif informed reporters that a decision on "who will be the new chief of army staff" will be made public within the next 48 hours, aiming to imply that there was no disagreement with security institutions over the selection of the army commander.

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