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Gen Asim Muneer Becomes COAS As President Endorses PM Advice

Islamabad: President Dr Arif Alvi has endorsed advice comprising summary sent by Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif for appointment of Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) and Chairman Joint Chiefs Of Staff Committee (CJCSC).

Newly appointed Chief of Army Staff Gen Syed Asim Muneer Shah and Chairman Joint Chiefs Of Staff Committee (CJCSC) Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza will call on President of Pakistan, Dr Arif Alvi today at night.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif had appointed Lt Gen Syed Asim Munir as Chief of Army Staff. .

Govt Announces Appointment of COAS And CJCSC

Federal Minister for Information Marriyum Aurangzeb in her tweet made the announcement.

Further more, Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza has been appointed as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.

President Calls On PTI Chief Imran Khan In Lahore

The summary had been sent to the President of Pakistan for approval after which President Dr Arif Alvi visited Lahore to call on Pakistan Tehreek-e–Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan for consultation on the PM advice for the appointment of new army chief and chairman joint chiefs of staff committee (CJCSC)