Change of command ceremony held at GHQ Rawalpindi, Outgoing Army Chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa handed over the command of Military Chief to Gen Syed Asim Munir. (Tuesday)
The outgoing Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa hands over the baton, the Malacca Cane, an integral part of high-ranked army officials to newly promoted Army Chief Asim Munir.
General Asim Munir is the 17th Army Chief who has assumed the command of Pakistan Army.
General Asim Munir started his Military career in 1986 from the 17th Course of the Officers Training School Mangla. He got commissioned in 23rd Battalion of the Frontier Force Regiment. He obtained promotion to the rank of Lieutenant General in September, 2018 and was appointed as DG ISI for only 6 months. General Asim Munir is the senior most General of Pakistan Army.