ISLAMABAD: The assertion by using the ISPR a few months again that trendy Raheel Sharif might not searching for extension, on the one hand, had cleared the mist around rumours of his extension, but alternatively, it had also became the discussions to the new bankruptcy: who might emerge as the next COAS and keep this powerful and of direction, a very vital appointment?
the present military leader Gen. Raheel Sharif will retire on Nov 28 this 12 months and Gen. Rashad Mahmood, who’s the existing Chairman Joint chief of body of workers Committee, may be retiring an afternoon prior to the army chief, on Nov 27. If history and priority have any say in Pakistan, the appointment of CJCSC is once more in all likelihood to be made from Pakistan navy, because simplest of the beyond CJCSCs have been from different offerings. In this example, we are able to see of the Lieutenant Generals being multiplied as four superstar generals during November this yr. Who they would be is a million dollar question, however facts inform us lots.
Seniority of PMA long route, coupled with the rank and Pakistan navy wide variety [PA Number], determines one’s standing within the military. the various present 3 stars, we’ve got officers from 62nd PMA lengthy path, who are the senior most after COAS. From within them, Lt. Gen. Zubair Mehmood Hayat, an artillery officer, is the senior most and is the prevailing chief of trendy group of workers of Pak army. The others encompass Lt. Gen. Najib Ullah Khan, Lt. Gen. Wajid Ul Hassan, Lt. Gen. Ishfaq Nadeem, Lt. Gen. Javed Iqbal, and Lt. Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa.
Lt. Gen. Zubair remained on essential appointments like Corps Commander Bahawalpur and Director fashionable Strategic Plans division before assuming his present workplace. He become also essential body of workers Officer with former navy leader Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani as a Brigadier.
next in the line is Lt. Gen. Najeeb ullah Khan, who’s from the Corps of Engineers and is currently serving as Director preferred Joint body of workers. He become formerly area master preferred in GHQ and also served as DG FWO. however, he has additionally no longer commanded a corps yet.
subsequent in seniority is the officer from the Armoured Corps, Lt. Gen. Wajid Ul Hassan. he is presently serving because the Chairman of Heavy Industries Taxila. but, he has no longer commanded any corps as but too.