National Assembly Speaker, Deputy Speaker felicitates newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee

Islamabad, November 28, 2013 (PPI-OT): Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, Speaker and Murtaza Javed Abbasi, Deputy Speaker National Assembly have congratulated Lieutenant General Raheel Sharif on his promotion and appointment as Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS). They also felicitated Lieutenant General Rashid Mehmood on his promotion and subsequent appointment as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC).

In their separate felicitation messages, they said that Pak Army is among the best armies in the world and assuming its leadership is a great honour. They hoped that with their professional expertise they would make the defence of the country impregnable. “May Almighty Allah enable them to discharge their responsibilities ably and they remain successful in facing the challenges confronting the country” they added.

For more information, contact:
Karamat Hussain Niazi
National Assembly of Pakistan
Parliament House, Islamabad
Tel: +9251 922 1082 -83
Fax: +9251 922 1106