DG ISPR says that the summary for the appointment of the Army Chief has been sent to the Prime Minister House, which includes the names of 6 senior lieutenant generals of the Pakistan Army.
A tweet was made by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) of the Pakistan Army in which it was stated that a summary has been sent by the General Headquarters (GHQ) of the Pakistan Army for the appointment of the Army Chief.
GHQ has forwarded the summary for selection of CJCSC and COAS, containing names of 6 senior most Lt Gens to MoD.
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) November 22, 2022
Spokesman of Pakistan Army said that the names of 6 senior officers of Pakistan Army are included in the summary for the appointment of Army Chief and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.
Earlier, the sources said that the summary regarding the appointment of the Army Chief has been received by the Prime Minister House, which includes the names of 6 senior officers of the Pakistan Army.
Sources say that in the summary received by the Prime Minister House, the first name is that of Lt. Gen. Asim Munir and the second name is that of Lt. Gen. Sahir Shamshad.
Sources further said that the third name in the summary is that of Lt. Gen. Azhar Abbas, the fourth is Lt. Gen. Nauman Mehmood, the fifth is Lt. Gen. Faiz Hameed and the sixth is Lt. Gen. Muhammad Amir.
It should be noted that the detailed profile of all the officers has also been included in the summary and Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif will select the new army chief and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee from the names in the summary.
The Prime Minister has not yet received the summary.. Inshallah
Receipt of the summary in the PMO will be confirmed at the time.
— Khawaja M. Asif (@KhawajaMAsif) November 22, 2022
On the other hand, Defense Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif has claimed that the Prime Minister has not received the summary yet and the summary will be received at the Prime Minister’s Office at a confirmed time.