Posts tagged as: General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani

Armed Forces bids farewell to Gen. Khalid Shameem Wynne

  The Armed Forces of Pakistan on Monday bade farewell to outgoing Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC), General Khalid Shameem Wynne, who retires Monday after 42 years in active services, at a special ceremony held here at Joint Staff Headquarters.  The ceremony was attended by General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of Army Staff, […]

General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani announces retirement

Army Chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Sunday announced he will retire on due date next month, the military said. The announcement came amid reports that General Kayani is likely either to get extension or a new defence post. Section of the media also said that he is likely to be appointed as Pakistan ambassador to […]

Army Chief visits Gyari, pays homage to martyrs

  Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani Wednesday said the army will continue efforts for the recovery of the remaining bodies of the martyrs of Gyari. One hundred and twenty nine soldiers and eleven civilians were martyred in 2012 when an avalanche hit the Gyari sector. Addressing a special ceremony at Gayari sector today‚ the […]

Army chief Gen: Kayani vows not to surrender to “terrorists’ terms”

Army Chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Monday snubbed the Taliban militants over their demands as pre-condition for the peace talks and said the security forces will not allow them to impose their terms. The remarks came a day after the Pakistani Taliban called for the release of their prisoners and withdrawal of troops from the […]

China, Pakistan pledge to boost military cooperation

Senior Pakistani and Chinese military leaders have pledged to boost defence cooperation, Chinese officials said. China’s Vice Chairman of Central Military Commission Xu Qiliang met with General Khalid Shameem Wynne, chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan, in Beijing on Saturday. During the meeting, the two generals pledged to further boost military cooperation […]

Nawaz Sharif assures Karzai support to Afghan peace

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Monday assured the visiting Afghan President Hamid Karzai of his country’s support to the peace and reconciliation process in the war-torn Afghanistan.  Speaking at a joint news conference Nawaz Sharif with President Hamid Karzai after their official talks in Islamabad he said they held wide-ranging talks on the security and related […]

Counter Terrorism Rapid Deployment Force to be set up

The preliminary draft of the National Security Policy‚ to be presented to the Prime Minister within a fortnight‚ envisages activation of the National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) and creation of Counter Terrorism Rapid Deployment Force.   Addressing a news conference after briefing the Prime Minister in Islamabad on Tuesday‚ Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan said […]

Pakistan wants regional peace based on balance of power: COAS

Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said Saturday Pakistan wants regional peace based on balance of power. Addressing passing out parade at Sri Lankan Military Academy‚ General Kayani says the two armies enjoy mutual trust The Army chief said he is certain that this trust and collaboration would further strengthen in the times […]

US military for Pakistan’s role in Afghan peace

Top American commander has reaffirmed the importance of the U.S.-Pakistani security relationship to ongoing operations in Afghanistan and also to regional security and stability.   General Lloyd J. Austin III, Commander of U.S. Central Command, wrapped his two-day visit to Pakistan on Saturday after a series of meetings with senior Pakistani military leaders, the U.S. embassy […]

Pakistan, U.S. military leaders discuss geo-strategic situation

The visiting top American commander Friday held talks with senior Pakistani military leaders and discussed ‘geo-Strategic situation of the region with an emphasis on Afghanistan,’ the military said.   General Lloyd Austin III, Commander Central Command or Centcom, met General Khalid Shameem Wynne, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee and the Army Chief, General Ashfaq […]

U.S. Kerry, Gen: Kayani discuss regional security

US Secretary of State, Mr John Kerry, and the army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, have met and discussed ‘reconciliation process in Afghanistan and security issues concerning South Asian Region,’ the military said Monday.   “General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, Chief of the Army Staff, who is on a scheduled visit to Jordan, met US Secretary […]

Marc Grossman calls on COAS Kayani

Marc Grossman calls on COAS Kayani Rawalpindi – April 26, 2012: United States Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Mr Marc Grossman, who is heading the first high level delegation after Salala incident, called on Chief of Army Staff, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani at General Headquarters today and held talks on the subject of bilateral relations. […]


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