President Alvi confers Nishan-e-Imtiaz on army chief, CJCSC
President honours army chief, CJCSC with Nishan-e-Imtiaz
ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday conferred awards on the newly-appointed senior military leaders in recognition of their valuable services.
Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza and Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Asim Munir were awarded Nishan-e-Imtiaz (military). Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, federal ministers and officers of the armed forces attended the ceremony.
Gen Asim Munir assumed command as the new army chief vice retired Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, while Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza replaced Gen Nadeem Raza as new CJCSC in November last. The federal government chose two senior-most generals for the top slots.