Raheel Sharif

Pak Army Chief Raheel Sharif a valued partner against terrorism: U.S.

Pak Army Chief Raheel Sharif a valued partner against terrorism: U.S.

Islamabad [Pakistan], Nov. 23 : A United States official has said that Pakistan Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif is seen by U.S. as a valued and respected partner in the war against terrorism and wished him well in his future pursuits.

Quoting diplomatic sources, the Dawn reports than an announcement is expected on Saturday about the appointment of the new army chief.

Stating that any transition in the Pakistan Army was an internal matter of the country, it was only appropriate that any statement regarding this change should come from its government, a U.S. State Department spokesperson said, when asked about the general was stepping down as the army chief that it was only appropriate that any statement regarding this change should come from its government.

Pakistan to name Raheel Sharif's successor in a week

Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct. 22 : The Pakistan Government is likely to make the appointment of its new army chief in a week, who would succeed General Raheel Sharif.

State Minister for Capital Administration Tariq Fazl Chaudhry on Friday revealed, "The government has not yet decided [as to who will be the new army chief] but is likely to announce his name in week or ten days' time."

Serving army chief General Sharif is set to retire in November this year and has announced not to seek an extension in his tenure, reports the Express Tribune.

Pakistan army chief to meet Afghan, NATO commanders

Raheel SharifIslamabad, May 19 - Pakistani army chief General Raheel Sharif will visit Afghanistan Monday to discuss war against terrorism and security situation with top Afghan and NATO commanders.

It would be General Sharif's first tripartite meeting with Afghan army chief General Sher Mohammad Karimi and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Commander General Joseph Dunford.

"The Chief of the Army Staff will be going to Kabul Monday for a day-long visit. He will hold important meetings with Afghan military and ISAF commanders," Xinhua quoted Pakistani army's media wing as saying in a message.




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