Army Chief likely to chair his last meeting of commanders today

November 20, 2013 3:34 AM

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Rawalpindi: Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani likely to chair his meeting today of the Formation Commanders before retirement.

The conference held twice a year is attended by corps commanders, principal staff officers and the formation commanders.

The event has assumed special significance because of impending change in the army’s command.

Defense analysts have the view that if Army Chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani would retire from his post as per the schedule, then it would be the last Formation Commanders’ Conference under his chairmanship.

According to information sources are astonishing on the delay by the government for announcing new names for the key posts in Pak Army.

On the other hand, the government has said it will announce the next army chief and chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff committee on the day Gen Kayani retires.


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