ISLAMABAD: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza paid a farewell call on President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.
As the CJCSC, it was General Nadeem Raza’s last meeting with the president after the government named Lt-Gen. Sahir Shamshad Mirza as the next Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee.
President Dr Arif Alvi lauded his services for national defence.
Meanwhile, the outgoing CJCSC also called on Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif at PM House. The premier paid tribute to the outgoing CJCSC for his services to Pakistan Army.
Earlier, Defence Minister Khawaja Asif said that the appointment of the army chief and chairman joint chief chairman of the joint chiefs of staff committee is a “test” for PTI Chairman Imran Khan.
“The advice has gone to President Alvi. Now it’s Imran Khan’s test whether he wants to strengthen the institution of the country’s defence or make it controversial,” Asif said in a tweet.