Source: News Bharati English29 Nov 2016 14:00:56
Rawalpindi, November 29: Pakistan’s Outgoing military chief Gen Raheel Sharif on Tuesday handed over the command of the army to Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
General Qamar Javed Bajwa has became the 16th Chief of Army Staff at a chane of command ceremony at Pakistan Army’s General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Tuesday.
Outgoing Army Chief Raheel Sharif handed over the traditional Malacca Cane to General Qamar Javed Bajwa symbolizing the change of command.
The ceremony, held at Army Hockey Stadium, was attended, among others, by Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq, members of the Federal Cabinet, Services Chiefs, parliamentarians and senior civil and military officials.
The military band presented tunes of folk and national songs for the amusement of the audience which also included foreign dignitaries.