Pakistan's Prime Minister names Lt General Asim Munir as his pick for new Army chief
Lt Gen Munir will succeed 61-year-old General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who is set to retire next Tuesday, November 29. Bajwa ruled out extendid his stay, having received one three years ago.
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Pakistan's PM names Asim Munir as new army chief-information minister
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan's Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Thursday named General Lieutenant-General Asim Munir as the new chief of the country's powerful army, the information minister said on Twitter. The new chief will take over from outgoing General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who will retire later this month after a six-year term. (Reporting by Gibran Peshimam; Editing by Neil Fullick)