Facts About COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa

Change of Command Ceremony was held on 29th November to welcome the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa Born to a family of army officer Col Muhammad Iqbal Bajwa, he was commissioned in the infantry’s 16 Baloch Regiment in 1980. Recipient of the military Hilal-i-Imtiaz honour in 2011, he has been posted in X Corps thrice that is known to be one of the most important and largest corps of the #PakistanArmy. Former General of the #Indian Army, who served as division commander in Congo, while Gen Bajwa commanded the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping mission in Congo, termed his performance as absolutely professional and outstanding. We look forward to see our newly chosen #COAS in action.

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