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Route to peaceful solution of Pak-India disputes runs through meaningful dialogue: COAS

KAKUL: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Saturday that the route to peaceful resolution of Pak-India disputes, including the core issue of Kashmir ran through comprehensive and meaningful dialogue. “While such dialogue is no favour to any party, it remains the inevitable precursor to peace across the region. Pakistan remains…

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Gen Bajwa meets Naqeebullah’s father, promises army’s help in getting justice

WANA: Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa met the father of Naqeebullah Mehsud who was killed in a “staged” encounter by police in Karachi in January this year. The meeting took place at Makeen in South Waziristan, where the army chief announced two mega projects. The army chief offered Fateha said that…

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Indian atrocities can never suppress Kashmir’s struggle for self-determination: Gen Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has condemned the killing of innocent Kashmiris by Indian security forces in the occupied valley.  “Indian atrocities in Occupied Kashmir can never suppress a just indigenous political struggle for self- determination,” said General Bajwa, according to ISPR, the media wing of Pakistan army. “Brutalities…

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ISPR denies report of meeting between Army Chief, Punjab CM

RAWALPINDI: No meeting took place between Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif during last three days, said Pakistan Army’s public affairs department. “News about meeting of Army Chief with CM Punjab twice during last 72 hours being reported by a media house is baseless and highly irresponsible,”…

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Chinese ambassador calls on Army Chief Bajwa

RAWALPINDI: Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi on Thursday. Matters of mutual interest including regional security came under discussion. The Ambassador appreciated Pakistan Army’s achievements and efforts for peace and stability in the region.

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COAS says peace in Karachi is vital for Pakistan’s security

KARACHI: Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said on Thursday that peace in Karachi was vital for the security of the country.  General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Karachi Corps Headquarters and Malir Garrison. General Bajwa was updated on the security situation of Sindh, especially Karachi and operational preparedness of the Corps. The army chief hailed…

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Watch: Raheel Sharif’s sword dance in Saudi Arabia

Former army chief of Pakistan, General (retd) Raheel Sharif, who is in Saudi Arabia nowadays, joined a traditional male-only sword dance at a royal wedding in the kingdom. Watch this video…

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We can proudly say there are no militant camps in Pakistan: COAS

MUNICH: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif said Pakistan has defeated al-Qaeda, Tehreek-e-Taliban Taliban (TTP) and other outlawed militant groups in the country. The army chief made the remarks at Munich Security Conference in Germany on Saturday. “We can proudly say that no organised militant camps exist on Pakistani soil today,” he…

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Army chief in Germany to attend Munich Security Conference

BERLIN: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Germany on Saturday to attend Munich Security Conference. According to ISPR, the army chief will speak at the conference giving Pakistan’s perspective on global and regional security. COAS will also have few sideline meetings with other participating international civilian and military leadership, ISPR…

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Pakistan’s territory not allowed to be used against any country: COAS

Rawalpindi – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) said Pakistani territory is not allowed to be used against any other country and Pakistan expects the same in reciprocity. The army chief made these remarks while attending Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference held at Kabul today (Tuesday). Commander USCENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM)…

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Army Chief Bajwa reaches Kabul to attend Defence Conference

KABUL: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) has reached in Kabul, Afghanistan to attend Chief of Defence (CHOD) Conference, said Pakistan Army’s media wing on Tuesday. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Commander US CENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mission (RSM) and Afghan Army Chief are also attending the conference. Army Chief General…

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Iran, Turkey envoy meets COAS

RAWALPINDI: Iranian Ambassador to Pakistan, Mehdi Honardoost called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa Monday here at General Headquarters (GHQ). According to a statement issued here by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), during the meeting matters of mutual interest and Pak-Iran border management were discussed. Separately, Mr Ishan Mustafa Yurdakul, newly appointed…

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Army chief confirms death sentence to seven hardcore terrorists

Rawalpindi, 9 February, 2018:  Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed death sentences awarded to another 7 hardcore terrorists, who were involved in heinous offences related to terrorism, including killing of innocent civilians, attacking law enforcement agencies and armed forces of Pakistan. On the whole, they were involved in killing of 85 persons…

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COAS inaugurates Army Institute of Military History at GHQ

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa inaugurated working of Army Institute of Military History (AIMH) on Tuesday in a ceremony at the Army Auditorium, GHQ. A large number of senior serving and retired military officers attended the ceremony.  Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa inaugurated working of Army Institute of Military…

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COAS pays visit to CMH Sialkot, meets citizens injured by Indian shelling

SIALKOT: General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited Line of Control and Working Boundary in Khuiratta / Ratta Arayan sectors. Local commanders briefed the army chief about Indian cease fire violations specifically targeting civil population across Line of Control / Working Boundary. General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Line of Control and Working Boundary…

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Indian army chief remarks cannot help to preserve peace of border area: China

BEIJING: Taking a strong note of remarks by the Indian army chief about China and the Donglong border area, a Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson Monday said the negative remarks by a senior Indian official were against the consensus reached between the heads of the state of two countries and it could not help to preserve…

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Indian army chief says he favors ramping up military offensives against Pakistan

NEW DELHI: Indian army chief General Bipin Rawat has threatened to intensify military operations in occupied Kashmir to suppress freedom struggle and to pile up pressure on Pakistan. In an interview with Press Trust of India, General Bipin said he favored ramping up military offensive to pile up heat on Pakistan to, what he said,…

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Political reaction over Kasur tragedy – Watch

Watch reaction by some politicians over murder and rape of a seven-year-old girl in Kasur. The brutal murder has incited anger among the city’s residents who protested for justice; however, police opened straight fire at protesters, leaving two dead on the spot. Watch this report…

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Video: Kasur cops urged not to open straight fire on protesters

After firing aerial shots during a protest against the rape of a minor in Kasur, police opened straight fire at protesters, leaving two dead on the spot, prompting further agitation and anger. The protesters were demanding justice for the child who was murdered after sexual assault. Watch here:

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Zainab murder: Heart-melting words by Samaa anchor

Not often that you see a TV news anchor bring her own child to her news cast – Samaa’s Kiran Naz did precisely that to make a point about how she felt as a mother in Pakistan following the incident of a little girl Zainab’s murder after sexual assault in Kasur city of Punjab. Watch…

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Watch: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri’s emotional pray at funeral of Zainab

Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Chairman Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri on Wednesday led funeral prayer of little girl Zainab, who was murdered following sexual assault in Kasur city of Punjab. Watch his emotional pray…

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