New COAS: PM House receives summary from defence ministry

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister House on Monday obtained a summary from defence ministry relating to the appointment of a brand new chief of military workers (COAS) and chairman joints chiefs of workers committee (CJCSC), ARY News reported, citing well-placed sources.

The time period of the incumbent COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa is ending on Nov 29.

The names of senior military officers on foundation of seniority and eligibility standards are included within the record, sources mentioned. Detailed profiles of the officers are additionally included within the summary.

Earlier within the day, sources within the defence ministry informed ARY News that the summary for the appointment of the brand new military chief and chairman joint chiefs of workers committee would reach PM House right this moment and PM Shehbaz Sharif is anticipated to signal the summary right this moment on the idea of seniority.

Furthermore, it emerged that the appointment of the brand new COAS and the CJCSC can be carried out on the identical right this moment.

Read extra: New COAS: Khawaja Asif unveils timeframe for appointment course of

Khawaja Asif in his assertion had mentioned that the appointment course of will begin on Monday whereas the brand new chief can be appointed on Tuesday or Wednesday.

On November 19, Defense Minister Khawaja Asif, whereas speaking to a personal information channel, mentioned that the appointment technique of the brand new COAS will begin on Monday.

He mentioned that the brand new military chief can be introduced on Tuesday or Wednesday whereas a ceremony can be held on November 29.

He criticised former prime minister and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan for allegedly making the COAS appointment course of controversial. Asif detailed that the prime minister will appoint the brand new COAS as per the summary of the defence ministry.

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