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  • Lt Gen Nadeem Raza appointed Col Commandant of Sindh Regiment

    Lt Gen Nadeem Raza was appointed the Colonel Commandant of the Sindh Regiment by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday, an ISPR press release said...

    Lt Gen Raza will retain his position as Commander of the Rawalpindi Corps while also ensuring the well-being of those serving in the Sindh Regiment as its senior-most general...

  • Gen Bajwa pins ranks on AK Regiment's new Colonel Commandant

    The installation ceremony of Colonel Commandant Azad Kashmir (AK) Regiment was held at AK Regimental Centre in Mansar Camp on Wednesday with Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the chief guest...

    Gen Bajwa and the outgoing regiment commandant Lt Gen (retd) Ashfaq Nadeem pinned the badges of the rank on Lt Gen Hidayat ur Rehman to install him as the Colonel Commandant of the AK Regiment, read a statement issued by military’s media...

  • Four army officers including DG ISPR Asim Bajwa made three-star generals

    ISLAMABAD: A high-level promotion board on Tuesday approved promotion to the rank of Lieutenant-General of four Major-Generals including Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major-General Asim Bajwa...

    The board headed by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif also promoted Major-General Amir Riaz, Major-General Sadiq Ali and Major-General Umar Farooq Durrani...

  • Army sentences two former generals in NLC corruption case

    RAWALPINDI: Two retired army generals and a civilian officer of the National Logistics Cell (NLC) were sentenced by an army court for violating NLC rules and regulations that caused financial losses to the organisation, a statement issued by military’s media wing said Wednesday...

    In light of findings of the inquiry committee, formed to probe irregularities with regards to the investment made by NLC, two accused retired generals — Maj...

  • 17 years on, NAB reopens case against three ex-army generals

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) decided on Tuesday to reopen a Rs2 billion corruption reference against four former senior army officers, including an ex-chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence, that remained dumped for more than a decade due to the anti-graft watchdog’s reluctance to act against military officers...

    The army officers are accused of transferring tens of hundreds of acres of prime railway land in...

  • ‘Judges, generals should not be excluded from accountability laws’

    ISLAMABAD: The Ex-Servicemen Legal Forum (ESLF), an association of retired officers from the military’s Judge Advocate General (JAG) Branch, have expressed concerns about the exclusion of judges and generals from the ambit of the proposed national accountability commission (NAC)...

    Superior judiciary, army are not above the law, ex-servicemen’s forum says in resolutionThe parliamentary committee constituted to overhaul accountability...

  • Petition on accountability of judges and generals based on 'mala fide intent': SC objects

    The Supreme Court on Monday objected to a constitutional petition that sought the inclusion of the words sadiq and ameen (honest and righteous) in the text of oaths for the offices of judges and army generals...

    In the response, filed before the SC's Lahore registry, Barrister Zafarullah maintained that the absence of the words sadiq and ameen from the oaths of judges and generals was a violation of Articles 62 and 63 of the...

  • Report submitted to Supreme Court NAB director generals lack relevant experience

    MULTAN: A Supreme Court judgment in the inconsistent appointments in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) case can impact the appointments of five director generals (DGs), Dawn has learnt...

    MULTAN DG: As per the report, the experience certificate of the Multan DG, issued by the Punjab Agriculture Department on April 1, 2004 does not indicate if Mr Rehman has any experience in investigations/inquiries/research/legal matters... ...

  • Foreign minister chides America for policy shaped by 'frustrated' generals

    A day after lawmakers slammed US President Donald Trump's new South Asia policy, Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif assured the Senate that their concerns had been heard and Pakistan's foreign policy would be devised keeping their guidelines in mind...

    Beginning his speech with an acknowledgement of Trump's assertion that "things have started getting better" in US-Pakistan relations, and thanking the American president for the endorsement,...

  • House divided over bringing judges, generals under ambit of new accountability law

    The Parliamentary Committee on National Accountability Law has failed to reach a consensus on the formation of National Accountability Commission over the clauses pertaining to its imposition on the provincial level, and to bring judges and generals under its ambit...

    He further said that the members associated with the PPP and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) will give their final nod to the proposed law after consulting with their...

  • PPP defends axing proposal to include judges, generals in accountability law

    ISLAMABAD: Amid criticism for withdrawing the proposal to bring the superior judiciary and armed forces under the ambit of a new accountability law, the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) has come up with a justification that it took the decision to avoid a clash among institutions...

    The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), however, is keeping its cards close to its chest and has not yet expressed its opinion on the matter of...

  • SC moved to include words 'sadiq' and 'ameen' in oaths taken by judges, generals

    A petition has been filed in Supreme Court's Lahore registry to include the words sadiq and ameen (honest and righteous) to the oaths taken by judges and army generals after their appointments...

    Muhammad Anwar on behalf of Barrister Zafarullah Khan of the Watan Party, the petition states that accountability is being applied discriminately to civilians in Pakistan while judges and generals "are being sheltered and protected and...

  • NON-FICTION: REPUBLIC OF RETIRED GENERALS

    In Zeinab Abul-Magd’s book Militarising the Nation: The Army, Business and Revolution in Egypt, ‘The Republic of Retired Generals’ is the fourth chapter’s apt title and prepares the reader for what is to come...

    Even though the military coup that overthrew King Farouk I was a political move designed to get rid of the monarchy, Nasser gave it bigger dimensions, exploited his authoritarian power for promoting ‘Arab socialism’ and tried...

  • No consensus on accountability of judges, generals

    ISLAMABAD: Main­stream political parties on Wednesday could not reach a consensus on how judges and generals would be brought under the purview of the proposed National Accountability Commission (NAC) that would replace the National Accountability Bureau...

    The meeting was attended by Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf vice chairman Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Pakistan Peoples Party Senator Farhatullah Babar, MNA Naveed Qamar, Minister of State for...

  • JI rejects bill bringing generals, judges under accountability net

    ISLAMABAD: Following in the footsteps of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) has also rejected the almost finalised National Accountability Commission (NAC) bill that suggests bringing generals and judges under the accountability net...

    Before the 13th meeting of the committee, all parliamentary parties had agreed on the proposal for across-the-board accountability bringing...

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