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Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Picked As new CJCSC

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has decided to appoint Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza as new Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, confirmed Informational Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday.

Taking to Twitter, the minister said the premier used his constitutional authority to make the two highest appointments in Pakistan Army.

PM Shehbaz has picked Lt Gen Asim Munir as new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), she said, adding that a summary in this regard has been sent to President Arif Alvi.