Prime Minister House received summary from the Ministry of defence regarding the appointment of a new chief of army staff (COAS) and chairman joints chiefs of staff committee (CJCSC).
The term of the present COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa is ending on 29th November 2022.
The names of senior army officers on basis of seniority and eligibility criteria are included in the list, sources said. Detailed profiles of the officers are also included in the summary.
Earlier in the day, sources in the defense ministry told that the summary for the appointment of the new army chief and chairman joint chiefs of staff committee would reach the PM House and Premier Shehbaz Sharif is expected to sign the summary today on the basis of seniority.
Remember that Defence Minister Khawaja Asif in his statement had said that the appointment process will start on Monday while the new chief will be appointed on Tuesday or Wednesday.
On November 19, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif, while talking to a private news channel, said that the appointment process of the new COAS will start on Monday. He said that the new army chief would be announced on Tuesday or Wednesday while a ceremony will be held on 29th November 2022.