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General Bajwa: Pakistan's new most influential man has two big tasks - BBC News

The appointment of Pakistan's new army chief, announced on Saturday night by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, had been awaited with extraordinary interest and nervousness by politicians and the public alike. The army is the most powerful institution in the ...and more »

Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif names new chief of army staff - The Guardian

Qamar Javed Bajwa expected to be more amenable to Sharif than predecessor and take a tougher line against militant groups. Jon Boone in Islamabad. Sat 26 Nov 2016 09.46 EST Last modified on Sat 26 Nov 2016 10.01 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif names powerful new army chief - The Independent

Pakistan has announced Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the new head of the country's army, ending weeks of speculation. A spokesman for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the 62-year-old would take over from the outgoing chief, Raheel Sharif, ...and more »

Pakistan appoints Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa new chief of army staff - Khaama Press (press release) (blog)

The Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has appointed General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the new chief of army staff to replace General Raheel Sharif. Gen. Bajwa was named as the new chief of army staff by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday.and more »

General Qamar Bajwa chosen new Army Chief - Pakistan Observer

Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat new CJCSC. Sophia Siddiqui. Islamabad—General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been appointed as the 16th Chief of Army Staff (COAS), who will take command of the Pakistan Army from the incumbent Army Chief General Raheel ...and more »

The 3 Big Challenges Facing Pakistan Next Army Chief - The Diplomat

Pakistan's incumbent Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif is set to retire on November 29. The Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif, has nominated Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the 16th COAS. The rumor mill about a possible ...and more »

Pakistan: An Army With a Country - STRATFOR

The saying goes that most countries have an army, but Pakistan's army has a country. Even when it is not formally in power — as it has been off and on for nearly half of Pakistan's 69-year history — the Pakistani military wields tremendous influence ...and more »

Change of command in Pak Army - Pakistan Observer

Dr Muhammad Khan. THERE is end of rumours after the nomination of General Qamar Javed Bajwa as the new Army Chief of the Pakistan Army. He will take over the Command of the brave Pak Army on November 29, 2016. Knowing the personality of the ...and more »

Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa chosen as new army chief -

After weeks of intense speculation and rumours, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has finalised the selection of two senior army officers as Chief of Army Staff (COAS) and Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC), reported DawnNews. A career infantry ...and more »

Ex-Indian army chief praises Gen Qamar Jawed Bajwa - The Express Tribune

Former Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh has praised Pakistan's new Army chief Lt Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa as a true 'professional'. “In the UN operations, General Bajwa's performance was totally professional and outstanding. But a military officer's ...and more »