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  • Army chief condemns Taliban attack on Afghan army base

    Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Saturday strongly condemned the attack on a Afghan army base in Mazar-i-Sharif, said a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR)...

    The army chief "grieved on the loss of innocent lives and expresses solidarity with Afghan security forces and brotherly resilient Afghan nation", added the statement...

  • Afghan army chief to be chief guest at Kakul passing out parade today

    ISLAMABAD: Afghan Army Chief Gen Sher Mohammad Karimi will be the chief guest at the passing out parade at the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA), Kakul, on Saturday, the military’s public affairs division said...

    Gen Karimi would have the distinction of being the first foreign dignitary to be the chief guest at the ceremony, which marks the commissioning of officers on completion of their two-year-long training course at the country’s...

  • After army chief's visit, Afghan president considers trip to Pakistan

    Afghan news agency Khaama Press reported Saturday that Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani is considering a visit to Pakistan in the near future after being extended an invitation by Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa during his recent visit to the country...

    Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan Omar Zakhilwal had told news outlets that Ghani had been invited to Pakistan during a meeting with Gen Bajwa in Kabul last week...

  • Terrorists are common enemies of Pakistan, Afghanistan: Afghan army chief

    KAKUL: While addressing the 132nd passing out parade of Pakistan Military Academy on Saturday, Afghan Army Chief Sher Mohammad Karimi emphasised that Pakistan and Afghanistan must cooperate closely in order to rid the region of the menace of terrorism, said a report published on Radio Pakistan...

    He also said that Pakistan and Afghanistan's common enemies are terrorists and both countries must ensure support from the people in order...

  • Army chief hails ties with China’s People’s Liberation Army

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday felicitated China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on its 90th founding day and expressed the hope that professional collaboration between the PLA and Pakistan Army would continue to expand to bring peace to the region in general and China and Pakistan in particular...

    “On this historic occasion, I convey deepest compliments from all ranks of Pakistan Army to all ranks...

  • Brazil army chief hails Pak army's achievements in meeting with Gen Raheel

    BRASILIA: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif on Monday met Chief of the Joint Staff of the Armed Forces of Brazil Gen José Carlos de Nardi, who hailed the Pakistan Army's professionalism and operational achievements especially in ongoing counter-terrorism operations...

    According to a series of tweets posted by Director-General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Lt-Gen Asim Bajwa, Gen Raheel was presented a guard of...

  • Large-scale army exercises conclude, army chief expresses satisfaction

    BAHAWALPUR: Pakistan Army has concluded large-scale exercises in the Cholistan desert, with Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif attending the concluding phase of the maneuvers...

    Large scale defensive and offensive maneuvers were practiced by the participating troops"We have to remain ready for full spectrum of threats," said the army chief on the occasion, while commending the morale and battle readiness of the troops...

  • Afghan defence minister, army chief resign after Taliban attack

    The Afghan defence minister and his army chief resigned Monday, days after what is believed to be one of the deadliest-ever Taliban attacks on a military base triggered calls for officials to step down...

    “President Ashraf Ghani has accepted the resignation of the defence minister and army chief of staff,” a one-line statement from the presidential palace said...

  • Army chief asks Afghan president for help in tracing Charsadda attackers

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif on Thursday telephoned Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and shared with him investigation details of yesterday's brazen terror attack on Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, said the military's media wing chief...

    In successive messages on Twitter, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) head Lt Gen Asim Bajwa said the army chief also shared these details with Afghan chief executive...

  • Afghan issue tops agenda as army chief meets US dignitaries

    ISLAMABAD: United States Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Ambassador Richard Olson and US Senator John McCain on Saturday met Army Cheif General Raheel Sharif at General Headquarters (GHQ) Rawalpindi...

    According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the army chief apprised the US senator about the challenges faced by Pakistan in the ongoing war on terror and how they get multiplied when met with ineffective...

  • Army chief stresses need for reviving Afghan peace process

    RAWALPINDI: Stressing the need for revival of the reconciliation process in Afghanistan, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Raheel Sharif has that peace and reconciliation are of vital importance for a larger settlement of issues in the country amid the hurdles it faces...

    The ISPR director general tweeted that the COAS highlighted the effects of the instability in Afghanistan and said the socio-economic conditions in Pakistan were being...

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