Army chief designate General Qamar Javed Bajwa attended the meeting

RAWALPINDI (Dunya News) – Outgoing Chief of the Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif presided over a farewell Corps Commander Conference in General Headquarters (GHQ) on Monday during which he said that it was an honour to command world’s best army.

On the occasion, Raheel Sharif said that he led the best military in the world for three years which was an honour for him. He accredited successes of the military under his command to cooperation on part of corps commanders.

Army chief designate General Qamar Javed Bajwa also attended the meeting.

The outgoing chief paid a farewell visit to Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) headquarters upon which he was received by Director General (DG) of ISI, Lieutenant General Rizwan Akhtar.

Earlier in the day, General Sharif convened separate meetings with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and President Mamnoon Hussain.

On the occasion, the outgoing chief thanked the civil leadership for cooperation during his time period as the COAS.

General Sharif is set to retire tomorrow while the premier designated General Bajwa to be army chief s successor. Zubair Mehmood Hayat has succeeded Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Rashad Mahmood in a change of command ceremony held today in GHQ.