Change of command ceremony for COAS to be held at GHQ on Tuesday

The Change of Command ceremony for Chief of Army Staff will take place in Rawalpindi on Tuesday November 29.

Outgoing Army Chief General Raheel Sharif will hand over the command stick to the newly appointed Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the ceremony.

According to ISPR, rehearsals for the ceremony were held at the General Headquarters today.

Federal Ministers, former services chiefs, senior army officers, and some other dignataries will attend the ceremony on Tuesday.

Newly appointed Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat and the outgoing CJCSC General Rashad Mahmood will also participate in the ceremony.

Yesterday, on the advice of Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, President Mamnoon Hussain appointed General Zubair Mahmood Hayat as new CJCSC and General Qamar Javed Bajwa as new Army Chief.