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  • Army chief stresses ‘consolidation of long-term gains’ at corps commanders meet

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Monday emphasised the “need to consolidate long-term gains” as the military moves towards the conclusion of a large-scale kinetic operation in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata)...

    The director general of Inter-Services Public Relation, Lt Gen Asim Bajwa, said the army chief directed “escalating the pace of intelligence-based operations (IBOs) across the country to...

  • Afghan army delegation meets corps commander

    PESHAWAR: An eight-member delegation of Afghan National Army headed by Corps Com-mander Lt Gen Mohammad Sharif Yaftali called on Commander of 11th Corps Lt Gen Hidayatur Rehman here on Saturday, the Inter Services Public Relations said in a statement...

    Earlier, the delegates laid floral wreath at the Shuhada monument and appreciated sacrifices of Pakistan Army in the fight against terrorism...

  • Lahore Corps overcome Aussie army team

    LAHORE: While Lahore Corps team earned a four-wicket victory against Australian Army team, Jordanian Army’s Ibrahim Hikmat Khalil won the 3...

    In the T20 match, Lahore Corps chased the 131-run target in the 19th over while losing six wickets...

  • PPP leader wants army medical corps to take charge of hospitals

    ISLAMABAD: The chairman of the Senate Standing Committee on Interior, Senator Rehman Malik, asked Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday to immediately hand over all designated hospitals across the country to Army’s Medical Corps to combat the deadly coronavirus...

    We have potentially growing victims of coronavirus and, therefore, identify countrywide good hospitals and hand over their managements to the Army Medical Corps urgently”... ...

  • Lt Gen Nigar Johar becomes first female colonel commandant of Army Medical Corps

    Lieutenant General Nigar Johar has become the first ever female general to be appointed the colonel commandant of Army Medical Corps (AMC), the military's media affairs wing said in a statement on Friday...

    According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa pinned the badges of rank to formally install Lt Gen Johar during a visit to the AMC centre, Abbotabad...

  • Indian corps commander warns 'elements in Pakistan' of 'unexpected damage'

    Indian army's Lieutenant General KH Singh on Monday warned "certain elements in Pakistan" of "unexpected damages" in the wake of repeated exchanges of fire between Indian and Pakistani border forces along the Line of Control and Working Boundary over the past week, according to a report on the NDTV website...

    Commander of the Nagrota-based Headquarters 16 Corps outside Jammu, Lt Gen KH Singh said, "There are certain elements across...

  • Karachi corps commander meets Sindh chief minister

    KARACHI: Karachi Corps Commander Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar called on Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah at the CM House on Thursday...

    Also read: CM lodges protest with corps commander over Dr Asim’s arrestLast time the chief minister had extended the stay of Rangers for one year and also allowed them to use policing powers under the Anti-Terrorism Act...

  • Top military brass review geo-strategic security environment in Corps Commanders Conference

    Top-level military officials in a Corps Commanders Conference at General Headquarters took stock of the geo-strategic security environment, with a special focus on recent interactions with Afghan and United States authorities, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Thursday...

    Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa presided over the 205th conference in which the internal security situation, progress on ongoing...

  • Bajwa made Quetta corps commander in reshuffle

    ISLAMABAD: Former director general of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa got the first command post as a three-star general on Thursday in a triangular reshuffle in the army’s top brass...

    Lt Gen Bajwa was appointed Quetta Corps Commander...

  • 'Ready to respond to Indian misadventures,' says Rawalpindi corps commander

    Rawalpindi Corps Commander Lt Gen Nadeem Raza in a visit to the Line of Control (LoC) on Sunday warned that the corps would "respond aggressively and effectively to any Indian miscalculation or misadventure" along the Pak-India border, according to an Inter-Services Public Relations statement...

    The corps commander visited the Battal and Dawarandi sectors in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, where he "appreciated the high morale of the troops"...

  • Corps commander reaches out to CM, governor on Karachi operation

    KARACHI: In what appears to be an attempt to dispel reports of a ‘gulf’ between the military and civilian leadership in Sindh, Corps Commander Lieutenant General Naveed Mukhtar held separate meetings with the chief minister and the governor of Sindh on Friday and resolved to restore past glory to Karachi...

    Similarly, Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah — the so-called captain of the Karachi operation — was conspicuous by his absence...

  • Corps commander seeks ideas from traders to revive economy

    KARACHI: In a meeting aimed at an ‘exchange of thoughts’, a delegation of traders and industrialists on Thursday put before Corps Commander Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar their concern over and suggestions related to the city’s dilapidated infrastructure, poor utility services and issues related to law and order as well as the ‘inability of police’ to deal with them...

    Apart from expressing his resolve to fix law and order, the corps commander...

  • Corps commander meets governor

    LAHORE: Corps Commander Lt-Gen Naweed Zaman called on Governor Malik Rafiq Rajwana at the Governor House here on Tuesday and discussed the overall law and order situation of the country and important national affairs...

    The corps commander said the Pakistan Army was fully determined to eliminate terrorism and the miscreants would be dealt with an iron hand...

  • Corps commander’s opinion built by civilian govts’ failure: PTI leader

    HYDERABAD: Sindh organiser of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) MNA Dr Arif Ali commenting on the Karachi corps commander’s statement about governance in Sindh and his recent meeting with traders to seek suggestions on economic revival, said that such space was provided by civilian governments...

    “What the corps commander is saying in the backdrop of terrorism is due to civilian rulers’ failure to handle situation the way it...

  • Karachi operation is completely apolitical, stresses Corps Commander Karachi

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar said Saturday that the Karachi operation is completely apolitical, adding that it will continue without any discrimination...

    Speaking at a seminar organised by the National Defence University at a private hotel in Karachi, the corps commander said, "I assure citizens that our struggle against terrorism will continue unabated...

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