General Asim Muneer Becomes the 17th Army Chief

Former Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa handed over the command of Pakistan’s army to new General Asim Muneer

A ceremony was held at Rawalpindi headquarters to welcome the new chief of army staff (COAS) General Asim Muneer and bid farewell to the former army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Former general Bajwa handed over the baton of command to General Asim Muneer after which he became the 17th chief of army staff of Pakistan.

Before the ceremony, the former and the new generals both paid tribute to the martyrs in Rawalpindi. They also offered fateha after paying tributes.

Former COAS, Raheel Sharif was also present at the event. Different government officials were also present at the ceremony.

Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (JCSC), General Sahir Shamshed Mirza also attended the ceremony along with other army officials, diplomats, and government officials.

The army band performed on the national songs and folk tunes during the ceremony.


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