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  • Senate panel takes up Army’s plan to shift GHQ to Islamabad today

    The issue of the shifting of the GHQ from Rawalpindi to Islamabad came to light after nine years when an official of the Capital Development Authority earlier this month informed a sub-committee of the parliament’s Public Accounts Committee that the military authorities had revived plans to shift the GHQ to the capital, and was ready to kick off construction on the project...

    The audit report said the CDA had acquired 870 acres in...

  • Military revives plans to shift GHQ to capital

    ISLAMABAD: The military has revived plans to shift General Headquarters (GHQ) from Rawalpindi to Islamabad, and is ready to kick off construction on the project...

    The audit report said the CDA had acquired 870 acres in D-11 and E-10 for GHQ at a rate of Rs1,159 per square yard, but allotted the land to GHQ at a subsidised rate of Rs200 per sq yd...

  • FIA seeks emergency record from ministries, GHQ

    A joint investigation team, headed by former additional director general of FIA Mohammad Khalid Qureshi, formed in June 2013 that probed the matter till November had failed to obtain the record from GHQ despite repeated attempts...

    Also read: New JIT to reopen Musharraf treason caseThe FIA is seeking the record from GHQ because retired Gen Musharraf had said while proclaiming emergency that he had consulted the then premier, governors...

  • Turkish commander visits GHQ

    RAWALPINDI: Turkish Chief of General Staff (CGS) Gen Hulusi Akar separately called on Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman Gen Rashad Mahmood and Chief of Army Staff Gen Raheel Sharif at the General Headquarters on Wednesday...

  • GHQ help needed for census, NA told

    ISLAMABAD: The Natio­nal Assembly was informed on Friday that the government could not go ahead with the planned census until the General Headquarters assured it of elaborate security and administrative arrangements required for the 18-day exercise...

    Parliamentary Secretary for Finance and Revenue Affairs Rana Mohammad Afzal Khan, who was responding to a MQM-sponsored calling-attention notice, said the government was in touch with the...
  • ‘Extraordinary’ huddle at GHQ focuses on CPEC

    ISLAMABAD: Key civil and military leaders assembled at the General Headquarters on Tuesday to review the policy towards Afghanistan and deliberate on the challenges to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor...

    The rare meeting convened by Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif was described by the quarters concerned as “extraordinary”
  • Khawaja Asif's frustration over GHQ meeting reason for NA outburst, Aitzaz claims

    ISLAMABAD: PPP Senator Aitzaz Ahsan claimed Defence Minister Khawaja Asif’s inappropriate language against Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf chief whip Shireen Mazari in the National Assembly (NA) on Wednesday was a result of his frustration following a meeting at the General Headquarters (GHQ) earlier this week...

    Speaking exclusively to DawnNews, the senator was of the opinion that the meeting at GHQ, where top ministers were summoned and...

  • What is being built on GHQ land?

    Over the last few months he has noticed a lot of movement in the area where a new General Headquarters (GHQ) building was to be constructed...

    “My first guess was that construction work on GHQ had begun, because there is nothing else in that area,” he said...

  • Army to be allotted over 1,000 acres for new GHQ, other offices

    ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) is all set to allot over 1,000 acres of land to the army for the construction of a general headquarters (GHQ) and other military offices in Islamabad...

    The army had shelved its plan of moving the GHQ from Rawalpindi to Islamabad in 2008-09 due to financial constraints and on the instructions of the then army chief, Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani...

  • Section 144 imposed to check illegal construction on GHQ land

    ISLAMABAD: The district administration has imposed Section 144 to stop illegal construction in villages located in the planned sectors of E-10 and D-11 and northern strip where the new general headquarters (GHQ) will be established...

    “It has come to my knowledge through CDA that the CDA has required [sic] land in sectors E-10 & D-11 and north area of GHQ comprising Sinari Sanduri and Mera Beri, Chauntra and compensation has been...

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