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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

    Until a few weeks ago, the top military brass did not see eye to eye with the province’s political leadership over the issue of...

  • Corps commander, governor pledge to ensure durable peace in Karachi

    KARACHI: The military establishment on Thursday hinted that the Karachi operation, which is going to complete four years next month, was not going to end anytime soon as the new corps commander of the city in a meeting with the Sindh governor vowed to continue the exercise “till its logical end”...

    During a meeting at Governor House Governor Mohammed Zubair and Corps Commander Karachi Lt-Gen Shahid Baig Mirza discussed efforts that...

  • PPP MPA booked for alleged assault of Karachi corps commander's protocol

    Karachi police on Tuesday registered a case against PPP MPA Tariq Masood Arain and more than 12 armed guards over charges of attempted murder as the lawmaker's guards allegedly assaulted a security squad protecting the family of Corps Commander Karachi Lt-Gen Shahid Baig Mirza...

    A first information report (FIR), registered on complaint of army Havaldaar Fahimullah Jan with Darakhshan Police, claimed the complainant and his colleagues...

  • Rangers brief corps commander over Karachi operation

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar on Thursday paid a visit to the Pakistan Rangers Headquarters, where Director General (DG) Rangers Major General Bilal Akbar briefed him about the ongoing targeted operation in the city, said a press release issued by Sindh Rangers...

    The corps commander was also apprised about the security arrangements made for Ramazan, which begin Friday (tomorrow)...

  • Corps commander praises Rangers’ action in Karachi

    KARACHI: A day after the Sindh government had accused the Pakistan Rangers of ‘acting beyond their authority’ in Karachi and asked its chief to ‘limit’ movement of his men in line with the defined rules, Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar ‘appreciated efforts’ of the paramilitary force in ‘bringing back normalcy to the city’...

    “Corps Commander appreciated Rangers efforts in bringing back normalcy to the city,” the...

  • Karachi operation to move forward, says corps commander

    KARACHI: A senior army officer has expressed satisfaction over the overall law and order situation in Karachi but said the Rangers-led Karachi operation will move forward to further strengthen the acquired goals...

    Speaking at the passing-out parade of the Airport Security Force here, Karachi Corps Commander Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar used the occasion as an opportunity to talk about the law and order situation in the commercial capital of...

  • Corps Commander Karachi discusses law and order situation with CM, governor Sindh

    KARACHI: Corps Commander Karachi Lieutenant-General Naveed Mukhtar called on Sindh Chief Minister Qaim Ali Shah and Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad Khan on Friday to discuss the law and order situation in the metropolis...

    Matters related to the ongoing targeted operation in Karachi, implementation on the decisions of apex Committee and overall law and order in the city were discussed in the meeting held between Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar and...

  • Corps Commander Karachi orders action against elements inciting violence

    Corps Commander Karachi Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar visited Sindh Rangers Headquarters here today during which he was given a detailed briefing on the Rangers-led operation in the city...

    The Corps Commander condemned the violence in the city yesterday, taking strong exception against “those who incited violence through their speeches and the language they used against Pakistan”...

  • Karachi operation ‘free of pace’, says corps commander

    KARACHI: The military establishment came up on Thursday with a message which suggested that the “Karachi operation” was not going to end anytime soon as the Rangers-led exercise was “free of pace” and “there is no doubt that it would continue till the achievement of its target”...

    The fresh resolve came from the Karachi Corps Commander Lt Gen Naveed Mukhtar while addressing the passing-out parade at Pakistan Rangers, Sindh’s Training...

  • Lt Gen Mirza posted as Karachi corps commander

    ISLAMABAD: The army on Wednesday announ­ced its first major appointments since the taking over of its command by Gen Qamar Bajwa last week, with the Karachi-based V Corps getting a new chief...

    According to an announcement by the ISPR, Lt Gen Shahid Baig Mirza has been posted as the Corps Commander for Karachi...

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