President Dr. Arif Alvi approved the summary sent by Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif for the appointment of Lieutenant General Syed Asim Munir as the next army chief and Lieutenant General Sahir Shamshad Mirza as the new Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), putting an end to days of rumors.
General Asim Munir Appointed New Army Chief:
The meeting between the president and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan at Zaman Park led to this change.
The PTI posted a video on social media of the president’s caravan pulling up to Imran’s home in Lahore. It was said that the two would talk about the party’s plan of action before the appointment for the army’s top seat.
We Will Follow The Law And The Constitution: Imran
PTI also shared a statement from party chairman Imran Khan, who was quoted as saying, “After the summary comes out, the President of Pakistan and I will act according to the Constitution and laws.”
سمری آنے کے بعد میں اور صدر پاکستان آئین وقانون کے مطابق کام کریں گے۔ چئیرمین عمران خان pic.twitter.com/bZ6cp2bc9R— PTI (@PTIofficial) November 24, 2022
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