He had commanded the X Corps, which is responsible for the area along the Line of Control (LoC).
While news reports from Pakistan suggest that General Qamar Bajwa was pushed up to replace Raheel Sharif for his "pro-democracy credentials" by the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, there are instances, where civilian presumptions have gone very wrong.
General Bajwa, who was seen as a dark horse by the Pakistani media in the succession list, is now the Inspector General of Training and Evaluation at GHQ, a post held by General Sharif before he was named army chief. He has commanded Rawalpindi Corps, and was until now the inspector general of training and evaluation at the GHQ.
In addition to Lt Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa, who stood fourth in seniority list, other three senior army generals who were in the race for the post of chief of the Pakistan Army were senior most Lieutenant General Zubair Mahmood Hayat who was chief of General Staff of the Pakistan Army, Multan Corps Commander Lt Gen Ishfaq Nadeem and Lt Gen Javed Iqbal Ramday Bahawalpur Corps Commander. General Qamar Javed Bajwa is from 16 Baluch Regiment and was commissioned in October 1980.
It is for the first time in 20 years that the most powerful official in Pakistan has retired on time and passed the position to a person chosen by the prime minister.
Bajwa is a graduate of the Canadian Forces Command and Staff College, Toronto, Canada, The Naval Post Graduate University, California and the National Defence University, Islamabad. He has also commanded a United Nations peacekeeping mission in Congo. He also served in the 10 Corps as lieutenant colonel. This news story is related to Print/168126-Gen-Hayat-Gen-Bajwa-greeted/ - breaking news, latest news, pakistan ne. It is high time for India to be alert, the new Army Chief could adventure along the LoC, to make his mark.
He is said to consider extremism a bigger threat to Pakistan than India, according to Dawn.com.
Bajwa will take charge of the world's sixth-largest army by troop numbers in a formal handover on Tuesday, when General Sharif retires.
However, many social media observers felt Navka and Burkovsky's performance instead made light of the Holocaust. Jewish-American comedian Sarah Silverman expressed horror on Twitter . " Show this movie to your children! ".
CAIR-LA says the letter was addressed to "the children of Satan", and went on to described Muslims as "vile and filthy people". In the final paragraph, the message read, "This is a great time for patriotic Americans".
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Japan lifts post-quake tsunami advisories
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With playoff spots at stake, Ohio St beats Michigan in 2OT
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