Will Bajwa search extension after his time period ends? Pakistan Military replies: Report

Pakistan Military chief Normal Qamar Javed Bajwa is neither asking for an extension nor will he settle for it, the Pakistan Military stated on Thursday denying speculations whether or not the incumbent normal needed one other time period in workplace, Pakistan information day by day Dawn reported. 

“He’ll retire on time on November 29, 2022,” Main Normal Babar Iftikhar, the director normal of Inter-Providers Public Relations (ISPR), the military’s data wing, stated. 

Bajwa, the four-star normal, was granted an extension in June 2020, 5 months earlier than he was as a result of retire. A profession infantry officer from the Baloch Regiment, the 61-year-old normal was appointed to the highest submit in 2016 by then prime minister Nawaz Sharif. 

The event comes amid the political drama which unfolded in Pakistan after the ouster of Imran Khan by a no-confidence vote within the nationwide meeting. PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif was sworn in because the prime minister on April 11. 

There had been reviews of a fallout between the previous prime minister Imran Khan and the omnipotent Pakistan Military. Khan apparently misplaced help of the {powerful} Military after he refused to endorse the appointment of the ISI spy company chief final yr. Lastly he agreed however it soured his ties with the military.

In truth, there have been reviews that Imran Khan had tried to sack Bajwa because the Pakistan Military chief, however a notification was not issued by the defence ministry. Throughout a rally addressed by PTI chief Sheikh Rasheed in Punjab, ‘Chowkidar Chor Hai’ slogans had been chanted by the protesters. These slogans had been apparently aimed on the nation’s Military.

The Pakistan Military through the 79th Formation Commanders’ Convention held on the Normal Headquarters in Rawalpindi claimed that there was a “recent propaganda” campaign by some quarters to malign the nation’s army, ANI reported. 

“Pakistan Military is conscious of its obligations and shall proceed to defend territorial integrity and sovereignty of Pakistan in opposition to all inside and exterior threats beneath all circumstances,” Pakistan military chief Bajwa was quoted as saying by Geo Information.

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