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Troops have been deployed for the elections under the Constitution, says ISPR

Inter Services Public Relations stated that Election Commission of Pakistan has requisitioned the troops under the constitution.

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ISPR warns against fake threat alerts circulating on social media

According to a press release, the ISPR has not issued any such alert

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Army chief confirms death sentences of 12 terrorists

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa confirmed on Friday death sentences for 12 terrorists. The accused were found guilty of being involved in killing 99 people including 92 security personnel and seven civilians, said ISPR. They were involved in the attacks on security forces, civilian and education institutes in which 59 people were also injured….

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Who is Major General Faiz Hameed?

Why did ISPR DG Major-General Asif Ghafoor mention Major-General Faiz Hameed in his wide-ranging Tuesday press briefing on how the army will be helping the ECP for the elections? The DG said that General Hameed and his team had been pivotal in defeating terrorism in the country — but what did that mean? General Hameed…

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Army to be deployed 3 days before Pakistan election

The army has no direct role in conducting the election and nothing can be more heartening than the fact that the Pakistani nation and all the political parties in the country have been involved in taking forward this democratic process, said the director-general of the ISPR, the army spokesperson, Major General Asif Ghafoor. “Conducting the…

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International wrestlers to participate in ‘Ring of Pakistan’

International wrestlers arrived in Pakistan to take part in the second season of the ‘Ring of Pakistan’ wrestling event. The event is being organised by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) and Ring of Pakistan administration. ISPR Director General Major General Asif Ghafoor  tweeted that the fights will be held in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad…

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Army chief confirms death sentence for 12 terrorists

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday confirmed death sentence for 12 hardcore terrorists. According to the ISPR, the terrorists were involved in the killing of innocent civilians and attacks on armed forces. “These terrorists also include those who planned and executed the attack on Markazi Imam Bargah Parachinar,” the ISPR said, adding that…

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ISPR advises people not to share personal details with impersonators

The Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of Pakistan’s army, has issued a public awareness message, warning that individuals impersonating officials of the armed forces were making calls to citizens. “There are reports of fake telephone calls being made to general public by individuals impersonating as Pakistan Armed Forces officials,” the ISPR said…

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Security forces kill six terrorists, repulse attacks on Afghan border check posts

Terrorists from across the border attacked Pakistani check post and border fencing parties in Bajaur, KP and Balochistan. According to a press release by ISPR, security forces responded effectively and repulsed the attacks. Six terrorists were killed and many injured whereas four soldiers of FC and one soldier of PAF (deployed at observation post) got…

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State is determined to root out extremism, terrorism: Army Chief

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa said the youth has a ‘great role to play’ in rooting out extremism and terrorism from the country. “The state is determined to root out extremism and terrorism for which the youth has a great role to play,” the Army chief told a delegation of FATA Youth Jirga. Youth…

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Phishing email has no link to ISPR, says Maj Gen Ghafoor

The ISPR has warned the citizens not to open any email purporting to be from the army’s media wing. DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor said that a malicious email was sent from invite@ispr.press using the name of his division. “It is clarified that this is a phishing email which has no link to ISPR.”…

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Pak Army evacuates critical gastro patients from Awaran

Pakistan Army special relief and rescue operation is in progress in epidemic affected far flung areas of Awaran on the request of Govt of Balochistan. According to the ISPR, special Army medical teams with adequate medicines have reached Awaran and treating the patients. Special helicopters were flown to evacuate large number of critical patients of…

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Four Pakistanis killed as Indian forces target working boundary

Four Pakistanis were killed when Indian forces opened unprovoked fire at Sialkot Sector on Friday. Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), in a statement, said that the Indian border forces targeted Pakistani civilian on several working boundaries at the Sialkot sector. A woman and three children were killed in the firing. Ten others were injured in…

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Army chief plays chess with students at GHQ

A group of students from schools managed by Shehzad Roy’s Zindagi Trust met Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at GHQ on Wednesday, the ISPR said on Wednesday. According to the ISPR, the Army chief said that Pakistan is blessed with the most talented and vibrant youth, who are the country’s real defence. General Bajwa…

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COAS, PM condemn attack on Ahsan Iqbal

Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi condemned the attack on Ahsan Iqbal, on Sunday.  The army chief’s condemnation was posted via a tweet by DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor. COAS condemns firing on Federal Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal. Expresses best wishes for early recovery. — Maj Gen Asif…

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COAS in Quetta: Hazara community decides to call off all sit-ins

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwas meeting with notables of the Hazara community in Quetta has been successful as they (Hazara community) decided to call of their all sit-ins, sources said on Tuesday. Earlier, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Major General Asif Ghafoor had said in tweet that the COAS had reached Quetta…

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COAS pays homage to constable who lost his leg in conflict

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa paid homage to a police constable, who lost a leg during an armed encounter with outlaws, according to the ISPR. Constable Sabir Hussain, a resident of DG Khan, lost one leg during a shootout with dacoits three months ago. The army chief directed the concerned authority to…

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COAS arrives in Russia on official visit: ISPR

MOSCOW: Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Russia for a two-day official visit on Tuesday.  General Bajwa was accorded a guard-of-honour upon his arrival at the Kremlin Palace. The Pakistani army chief met Russian Ground Forces Commander at the palace. Regional security and bilateral relations between Pakistan and Russia were discussed during the…

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Pakistan test-fires Babur cruise missile with enhanced range, high accuracy

Pakistan successfully test fired an enhanced range version of indigenously-developed Babur Cruise Missile on Saturday, ISPR said. “The weapon system incorporates advanced aerodynamics and avionics that can strike targets both at land and sea with high accuracy at a range of 700 KMs,” said a statement issued by the ISPR, media wing of Pakistan army….

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Six terrorists arrested in Balochistan raids: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad is in progress across the country as security forces arrested six terrorists involved in attacks on polio campaigners from Balochistan areas and recovered firearms in large number, said Pakistan Army’s media wing. Security forces launched intelligence-based operations in Chaman, Sariab and Pishin and arrested terrorists who had launched attacks on polio teams…

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Military awards conferred on ghazis, martyrs of Pakistan army

RAWALPINDI – An investiture ceremony was held at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on Thursday to confer military awards on ghazis and martyrs of Pakistan army for their acts of gallantry during counter-terror operations. A statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said that a large number of military officials and relatives of shuhada…

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