Prime minister of Pakistan has appointed Let. Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa new army chief after selecting him from list of probables. Let. Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa belongs to Baloch Regiment. He will become 4 star general after taking the position of COAS.
COAS is considered as most powerful person in Pakistan both defensive and political wise and holds key decisions. The retiring General Raheel Sharif has done so much in his tenure that it would be a challenge for new COAS to carry on his accomplishments. The initiation of Zarb e azab, national action plan and routing Pakistan to more secure place for trade and transit rout CPEC.
Let. Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa also served at international level in UN Peace keeping missions. He is hard working person and well versed with awareness to latest geographical situation of Pakistan. He has served in Kashmir and Norther Areas as well so his knowledge in border areas will help formulate the strategy.