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Army Chief to brief Parliamentary committee on national security

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa is expected to brief the Parliamentary Committee on National Security on 1st July. The top military brass will brief the committee on developments with regard to Afghanistan and national security issued

Pakistan values its relationship with Russia: Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said Pakistan valued its relations with Russia and hoped for furthering military relations between the two countries. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) media release, Russian Ambassador Danila V. Ganich,

Nigerian army chief dies in military plane crash

ABUJA: Nigeria’s army chief, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, died in a plane crash on Friday on an official visit to the northern state of Kaduna, the presidency said. The air force said in a statement that its plane crashed near

Gen Bajwa vows not to let terrorists disturb peace along Western border

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa spent the second day of Eid with troops deployed on the Western border at Timergara Lower Dir in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief vowed

COAS Bajwa offers Eid prayers with troops at LoC

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa offered Eid prayers with troops at the Line of Control (LoC). On the occasion, he prayed for the peace and prosperity of Pakistan. The army chief hailed the morale and devotion

Gen Bajwa calls on Saudi Crown Prince in Jeddah

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday called Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud in Jeddah. Saudi Deputy Defence Minister Prince Khalid Bin Salman was also present. During the meetings, matters of mutual

Gen Bajwa reviews projects of Fauji Foundation

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday visited Fauji Foundation in Rawalpindi. On the occasion, the army chief was given a detailed briefing on ongoing and future projects of Fauji Foundation and review of various set-ups

Disputes dragging South Asia back into poverty: Gen Bajwa

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said Pakistan is ready to resolve all outstanding disputes with its neighbours through dialogue in a dignified and peaceful manner but “unsettled disputes” were dragging South Asia back to poverty

Gen Bajwa discusses Afghan peace process with Bahrain’s leaders

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Bahrain where he held meetings with military leaders and discussed issues of mutual interest and regional security situation. According to Inter-Services Public Relations, the army chief held one-on-one meetings

Army chief, Khalilzad discuss Afghan peace process

RAWALPINDI: US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad called on Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and discussed issues of the region’s overall security situation particularly the Afghan peace process. According to a statement issued by Inter-Services Public Relations

Pakistani women contributed to glory and honour of our nation: Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qammar Javed Bajwa has hailed the contribution of women on the occasion of International Women’s Day which is being observed today. In a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief said

Army chief, British envoy discuss Afghan peace process

RAWALPINDI: British High Commissioner Dr. Christian Turner has met with Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa at General Headquarters Rawalpindi on Monday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), British High Commissioner Dr. Christian Turner met with Chief

Russian Envoy to Afghanistan calls on Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Russian Presidential Envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ. During the meeting matters of mutual interest, regional security situation particularly developments in Afghan Peace Process were discussed. According

PM Imran, Army chief, DG ISI discuss national security matters

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Imran Khan in Islamabad on Monday. According to a statement released by the Prime Minister Houses, Director General ISI Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed was also present during the meeting.

Bill Gates acknowledges Pakistan’s efforts amid COVID-19 pandemic

RAWALPINDI: Philanthropist Bill Gates had acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts in managing the COVID-19 pandemic despite the current rise in cases. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations, Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa had a telephonic conversation with Bill Gates

Efficient logistics will boost operational readiness against enemy: Army Chief

LAHORE: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has visited logistic installations of Lahore Corps, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) today. General Qamar, during his visit, said efficient and smooth logistics will enhance

Army chief, Khalilzad discuss Afghan peace process

RAWALPINDI: The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Monday met with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa and discussed Afghan Reconciliation Process. According to a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) today,

Forces will not rest till militancy is eliminated: Army chief

PESHAWAR: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that the country’s armed forces will not rest till militancy is eliminated across Pakistan. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief during his visit to

Army Chief met Maulana Fazl before Azadi March: JUI-F leader

ISLAMABAD: Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) leader Maulana Abdul Ghafoor Haideri has claimed the army chief invited party leaders to meet them and call off the Azadi March. The JUI-F leader made the revelation while speaking to a private TV channel, stating

Military-opposition meetings

The furore over the recent speech by former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has not settled down in which he strongly criticised state institutions. It has now been revealed that opposition leaders held a meeting with the military leadership a few

Army chief, PM Imran discusses national, regional security issues

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and discussed national, regional security issues on Monday. According to details, matters of national security, the Afghan peace process, India’s ceasefire violations along the

COAS hails outgoing Chinese envoy’s contributions for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa hosted a farewell dinner in honour of the outgoing Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Yao Jing in Islamabad. The army chief thanked the ambassador for his services and appreciated his contributions for

Gen Bajwa, President Alvi discusses national security issues

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on President Dr Arif Alvi and discussed matters pertaining to the security of the country. During the meeting, the president said Pakistan is proud of its armed forces, which have

Gen Bajwa reaches rain-hit Karachi on two-day visit

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa reached Karachi on a two-day visit on Tuesday and inspected rain-hit areas of the city.  According to a statement by the Inter-Services Public Relations, the army chief visited Karachi Corps Headquarters

Gen Bajwa orders army to expedite flood relief operations in Sindh

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has directed to accelerate flood relief operations in Sindh. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief directed Corps Commander Karachi to step up flood relief operations to assist affected

COAS discusses regional security with Saudi Deputy Defence Minister

RIYADH: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday met Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Defence Prince Khalid bin Salaman bin Abdulaziz. “Matters of mutual interest including bilateral defence, security cooperation and regional security were discussed,” said

Army Chief in Saudi Arabia

The relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia are considered too important to fail. Both countries have enjoyed bilateral ties since decades and cannot be sabotaged by vested interests. As relations soured between the two nations in recent, the army chief

COAS Gen Bajwa arrives in Saudi Arabia to revive ties

ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday amid a row between the two countries. General Bajwa arrived in Riyadh at 10 AM, the Pakistan embassy in Riyadh said. He is accompanied by

Gen Bajwa expresses grief over demise of Saudi deputy defence minister

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has expressed grief over the sad demise of Assistant Defence Minister Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Ayesh. The army chief extended heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family

Gen Bajwa discusses security matters with military officers

LAHORE: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday met senior serving and retired military officers to discuss security and other professional matters. “The COAS had an interactive session on wide-ranging issues including professional matters, security situation