Raheel Sharif Farewell News
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif will host a
farewell dinner today in the honour of outgoing Chief of Army Staff
General Raheel Sharif who is retiring on Nov 29 (Raheel Sharif Farewell News).
It is being anticipated that PM will discuss the appointment of the new
leader of the military with General Raheel Sharif.
The army chief is to retire on November 29 after his three-year tenure
as the Chief of the Army Staff.
General Sharif has also held farewell meetings with senior military officials
ahead of his retirement.
The Ministry of Defence has also sent a summary to the Prime Minister for
appointment of new military chief and Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC).
The outgoing CJCSC, General Rashad Mahmood, who also paid a farewell
call on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif yesterday, will retire from his service on the 27th of this month.
The dossier carries names of four senior Lieutenant Generals – Lt-Gen Zubair Hayat,
Chief of General Staff, Lt-Gen Ishfaq Nadeem, Commander-II Corps Multan,
Lt-Gen Javaid Iqbal Ramday Commander-XXXI Corps Bahawalpur and
Lt-Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, Inspector General Training and Evaluation.