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In his 44-year military career, General Bajwa saw the tenure of 5 prime ministers and two presidents.ABBO News

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General Qamar Javed Bajwa is one of the longest serving generals in the army, reports

Chief of Army Staff Rawalpindi (Qudrat Daily) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who will hand over the baton to his successor on November 29, is one of the longest-serving generals. 62-year-old General Bajwa’s military service spans 44 years. He joined the army in 1978 and received his commission on October 24, 1980. He will be the Army Chief for 2190 days (6 years). He assumed command on 29 November 2016 in place of General Raheel Sharif. During his military tenure, he worked with 5 prime ministers, Nawaz Sharif, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Caretaker Justice (Rtd) Nasirul Malik, Imran Khan and Shahbaz Sharif.
The current president Arif Alvi and Mamnoon Hussain were the late presidents. On November 28, 2019, the Supreme Court suspended the order for the extension of his mandate and said that there is no such law, but the court for the government’s guarantee that the Assembly will make a constitution for the extension of his mandate. General Bajwa was given an extension of 6 months.
Then, after the approval of the law by the parliament, on January 28, 2020, the mandate was extended for another three years. General Pervez Musharraf’s military career was also long, that is 45 years 7 months and 9 days, General Zia-ul-Haq was appointed army chief on March 1, 1976 at the age of 51, he remained army chief for 12 years. years 5 months and 16 days. General Ayub Khan became the army chief at the age of 43, he was the youngest army chief. He was also promoted prematurely due to the accidental death of Major General Iftikhar Khan. who was appointed the first local Commander-in-Chief. Ayub Khan, Yahya Khan, Zia-ul-Haq and Pervez Musharraf were the presidents of the country.

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