PM appoints Rashid Mehmood CJCSC, Raheel Sharif COAS

November 27, 2013

On the advice of the Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and in pursuance of Article 243/4(a) and 243/4(b) of the Constitution of Pakistan, President of Pakistan and Supreme Commander of Armed Forces Mamnoon Hussain has been pleased to promote and appoint Gen. Rashid Mehmood as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and Gen. Raheel Sharif as Chief of the Army Staff.

Moreover, the Prime Minister has allocated additional charge of the Ministry of Defence to Khawja Muhammad Asif Federal Minister for Water & Power, and additional charge of the Ministry of Law, Justice and Human Rights to Senator Pervaiz Rasheed Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage.