CJCS Gen Rashid Mahmood also to retire on Nov 29


KARACHI: Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee Gen Rashid Mahmood on Monday met with Naval Chief Admiral Mohammad Zakaullah. Gen Mahmood is also set to retire on Nov 29, this year.

Gen Rashid Mahmood paid a farewell visit to the naval chief in Karachi, according to spokesman Pakistan Navy.

Admiral Zakaullah paid tribute to Gen Mahmood, acknowledging his services to the armed forces.

Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee showed gratitude towards the naval chief for his cooperation, said the spokesman.

Today, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif started his round of farewell visits beginning from Lahore, as he is also to retire on Nov 29.

COAS General Raheel Sharif had said at the beginning of 2016 that he would retire from service when his three-year term ends, ending weeks of speculation that the tenure of the Army Chief was likely to be extended.

DG ISPR Lt-Gen Asim Bajwa had said at the time that rumours of an extension in the Army Chief’s tenure were baseless.






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