January 02, 2020 4:11 pm
Prime Minister Imran Khan had extended Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa's tenure. However, the Supreme Court suspended the government order.
December 02, 2019 8:59 am
In the last two decades, only General Raheel Shareef retired on time, while General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and Musharraf stayed on beyond their prescribed tenures.
October 08, 2019 9:15 pm
Khan is scheduled to hold talks with the top Chinese leadership, including President Xi Jinping, and discuss issues of regional and bilateral significance in his visit there. Bajwa was present in Khan's meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang.
August 21, 2019 7:22 am
Gen Bajwa, who turns 59 in November, was appointed to his current three-year term by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on November 29, 2016. This is the second time in the past decade that a Pakistan Army Chief has got an extension.
June 01, 2019 1:48 pm
While the more senior officer, Lieutenant General Javed Iqbal (retd), was awarded 14 years’ rigorous imprisonment, Brigadier Raja Rizwan (retd) and Dr Wasim Akram, who the ISPR described as an employee of a “sensitive organisation” were handed the death sentence.
March 07, 2019 8:43 pm
"Pakistan is on the positive trajectory of peace, stability and progress. No one can make us budge through use or threat of use of force," Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said.
February 11, 2019 12:10 am
Despite its limitations, Pakistan Supreme Court ruling against the military gives its civil society more room.
December 23, 2018 3:20 pm
The powerful army, which has ruled Pakistan for more than half of its 71 years, has always wielded considerable power in the matters of foreign policy.
October 26, 2018 9:38 pm
Military trials are not open to the public in Pakistani but defendants have the right to hire their own lawyers.
June 16, 2018 3:39 pm
A US official said the US believes that it is likely the strike killed Fazlullah, but efforts are ongoing to confirm his death. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss preliminary information.