New army chief and chairman joint chiefs picked by Shehbaz Sharif and approved by Dr. Arif Alvi

Shehbaz Sharif had received six names to pick the Chief of Army Staff and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee from. Shehbaz Sharif has picked Lt. Gen. Asim Munir as army chief and Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. Also, on the matter information minister Marriyum Aurangzeb tweeted and informed about the decision. She said in here tweet, “Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif using his constitutional authority have picked Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Lt. Gen. Asim Munir as Chief of Army Staff. In this regard the summery have been sent to President of Pakistan”. If you are interested, the tweet is as follows, After Marriyum […]

Process to appoint Army Chief will start rolling from Monday, Says Khawaja Asif

Khawaja Asif, the current defense minister of Pakistan, talked about a interview to Shahzeb Khanzada in his show on Geo TV. He mentioned that the process to decide and appoint the new incoming Army Chief will start rolling from Monday, Nov 21, 2022. This will involve sending five to six names to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif from the defense ministry and then the Prime Minister will choose one. He also mentioned, though Prime Minister have full authority to choose one name of his liking from the given names for Army Chief (Chief of staff) and one for Chief of Joint staff, however, full consultation will be done with current leadership and decision will be made accordingly. Also he lashed out […]

Pakistan Buying 30 Attack Helicopters from Turkey

Pakistan was already in talks with the Turkish officials to get 30 attack helicopter. Its now confirmed that Pakistan is getting Turkish built 30 attack helicopters. Both Pakistan and Turkey announced the move. The helis being purchased are Turkish Aerospace Industries’ (TAI) T129. In recent years Pakistan made several other deals like that, which include a number of fighter helicopters from Russia as well as recently a deal with united states for 12 US-built Bell AH-1Z Viper Helicopters. The actual price of deal with Turkey has not been disclosed but according to an estimate mentioned on various places in media, about 1.5 Billion USD are likely to be the costs to Pakistan for these 30 attack helicopters. This have been […]

US Admiral Mike Mullen accuses Pakistani Intelligence agencies of supporting terror in Afghanistan

Since 2001 after the 9 11 attacks on world trade center towers in US, Pakistan have been the main ally of US in war against terror. Pakistani soil as well as resources have been and beingĀ  used to cope with the bad guys in Afghanistan. All supplies to US soldiers in Afghanistan were through Pakistan. Also 70 billion dollars was the money Pakistan had spent to facilitate the war against terror where only 20 billion dollars were provided by United States. Now when the war against terror is going to be over soon and control over the bad guys have been pretty much gained, United States instead of endorsing or appreciating the efforts of its main ally, the blame game […]