Monday, December 5

New COAS Gen Asim, CJCSC Gen Sahir calls on PM Shehbaz

ISLAMABAD: Newly appointed Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Asim Munir and Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff Committee (JCSC) General Sahir Shamshad separately called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif at the Prime Minister’s House in Islamabad on Thursday.

After the signing of the summary by the President, the new JCSC Chairman Sahir Shamshad, and Army Chief General Asim Munir visited the Prime Minister’s House and held meetings with the PM separately.

In the meetings, the PM congratulated Gen Sahir and Gen Asim and expressed his best wishes for their new responsibilities as the top brass of the Pak Army.

The Prime Minister said that it is hoped that the armed forces under their command will deal with the challenges facing national security in an efficient manner.

PM Shehbaz Sharif also expressed hope that the armed forces will continue to play an important role in completely eradicating the menace of terrorism from the country under their command.