Monday Nov 28, 2016
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif chaired a farewell Corps Commanders Conference at GHQ today, Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a press release on Monday.
The conference was attended by General Qamar Javed Bajwa (COAS designate), Corps Commanders and Principal Staff Officers
During the meeting, the Corps Commanders paid rich tributes to General Raheel Sharif for his leadership and professional acumen and lauded his services for the country.
General Raheel congratulated the Chief of Army Staff designate for his elevation to the rank of General and appointment as COAS.
General Raheel Sharif said it was a matter of great pride for him to have commanded the most battle hardened Army in the world for three years. He appreciated the corps commanders for their cooperation during his tenure and said the successes achieved during his tenure would not have been possible without contribution by each one of them.
The formal Change of Command Ceremony will be held on 29th November Tuesday