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Senate seeks briefing on Raheel Sharif’s appointment as head of the 39-nation Islamic military alliance

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI ISLAMABAD: The Senate on Monday sought explanation and briefing from the government on former Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General (retried) Raheel Sharif’s appointment as head of the 39-nation Islamic military alliance. Senate Chairman Raza Rabbani asked Minister for Defence Khawaja Asif …

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Islamic military alliance proposed by Dr Mahatir Muhammad in 2005

ISLAMABAD -UNS- – The Islamic military alliance was proposed in 2005 by former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahatir Muhammad and Islamic Observers Organization s spokesperson Fazal Muhammad to Saudi king Abdullah. According to Mahatir Muhammad, King Abdullah favored the suggestion and wished to bring it forward …

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Gen Raheel Sharif becomes head of Islamic military alliance

BY IFTIKHAR MASHWANI Former army chief General (retd) Raheel Sharif has been appointed as Commander in Chief of a 39-nation Islamic military coalition formed to combat terrorism, confirmed Federal Defence Minister Khawaja Izhar ul Hassan on Friday. He said  that a formal agreement in this …

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Pakistan’s foes want to hinder development process in Balochistan: COAS

QUETTA -UNS : Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday arrived in the city and attended a passing out parade of newly recruited Baloch personnel of the Pakistan Army. Addressing the participants of the ceremony as the chief guest at Quetta …

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No terror network operational in Pakistan : Ch Nisar

LANDIKOTAL -UNS : Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan Wednesday ruled out presence of any organized network of terrorists in the country saying most of these terrorists have been eliminated and the remaining others fled the country. Talking to media, he said the terrorists …

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General Raheel helped me out in leaving Pakistan, claims Musharraf

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf has claimed that ex-army chief Gen Raheel Sharif helped him leave the country by keeping the government from pressuring the courts. “Well he (Raheel Sharif) did help me and I am absolutely clear and grateful. I …

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Nisar hosts luncheon in honour of ex-DG of ISI

ISLAMABAD : Interior Minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan hosted a luncheon in honour of ex-Director General (DG) of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar on Monday. The gathering was attended by Chief Minister (CM) of Punjab, Shehbaz Sharif, Federal Minister for Finance, Ishaq Dar, …

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‘Probe of news leaks issue concluded’

ISLAMABAD -UNS – Probe committee has concluded its task regarding Cyril Almeida’s news story that claimed of a confrontation between military and civil leadership and was seen by the government as breach of nation security. Sources have reported that the committee has completed its task …

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Gen. Qamar Bajwa assumes charge as Pakistan’s 16th army chief

RAWALPINDI -UNS- General Qamar Javed Bajwa has taken charge as the 16th Chief of Army Staff (COAS) at an impressive change of command ceremony at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Tuesday. Outgoing Army Chief General Raheel Sharif handed over the traditional Malacca Cane to General …

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Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat takes over as CJCSC

RAWALPINDI -UNS- Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat took over as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) on Monday from the outgoing chairman General Rashad Mehmood during an official ceremony at the joint staff headquarters in Rawalpindi. Gen Hayat, who has become the 17th CJCSC of …

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