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    Pakistan Army General Raheel Sharif Retirement

  • Stability returning to Pakistan due to army operations: General Raheel

    RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Tuesday said that stability is returning to Pakistan as a result of army operations and that a peaceful environment in and around Pakistan is the army's "top priority"...

    The army chief's statement was posted to Twitter on Tuesday by Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa...

  • 11 Indian soldiers killed on Nov 14, says General Raheel Sharif

    Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said 11 Indian soldiers were killed on November 14 after Pakistan Army ‘responded to unprovoked firing’...

    The Pakistan Army suffered the loss of seven soldiers on the day, all casualties were sustained in the Bhimber sector of the Line of Control (LoC)...

  • Pakistan Army soldiers best in physical fitness: Gen Raheel Sharif

    ATTOCK: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Friday said Pakistan Army is the most battle-hardened army in the world and its achievements against terrorism are acknowledged globally...

    Speaking at the concluding ceremony of the Third Physical Agility and Combat Efficiency Championship held near Attock, the COAS said Pakistan Army's overwhelming achievements in the war against terrorism speak volumes of its professional...

  • Pro-Raheel party wants review of retirement decision

    The ‘Move on Pakistan’ party calls for extension in the term of Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and demands that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif reconsider the general’s decision on retirement, due in November this year...

    The tag line of the political party, Janay ki baatain janay do, is aimed at making the general reconsider his retirement plan and think about “not leaving the purpose for which he was made the COAS,” said...

  • Man who went on hunger strike against Gen Raheel's retirement dies

    Former trade union leader Lutf Amim Shibli who went on a hunger strike to protest against Gen Raheel Sharif's retirement from the position of army chief died in Karachi on Wednesday, SSP South Saqib Ismail Memon said...

    Deputy general secretary of the National Trade Union Federation (NTUF), Nasir Mansoor, said the NTUF believed that Shibli's death was a tragic event "even though we did not agree with his method of protest...

  • Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif begins farewell visits

    Gen Raheel Sharif has kicked off his farewell visits nearly a week before he is expected to retire as Chief of Army Staff, DG Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa announced...

    The army chief began his visits on Monday at the Lahore Garrison where he addressed and thanked a huge gathering of soldiers of Pakistan Army and Rangers...

  • RAW involved in destabilising Pakistan, says General Raheel

    GWADAR: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif, speaking at the Peace and Prosperity seminar on Tuesday, said Indian intelligence agency RAW is actively involved in destabilising Pakistan...

    “Hostile intelligence agencies are averse to China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC),” said the chief of army staff...

  • Operations to continue till Pakistan is terror free, says General Raheel

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif on Friday directed all concerned law-enforcing agencies to continue intelligence-based operations (IBOs) in the country to apprehend all terrorists, their facilitators, abettors and financiers from across the country without any discrimination and irrespective of the cost...

    "We will not stop unless we achieve our end objective of a terror-free Pakistan," General Sharif remarked...

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