TodayNews.PK

Just it Happens

General Qamar Javed Bajwa Biography, Pictures

General Raheel Sharif is due to step down next week as Pakistan’s COAS, or chief of army staff, when his three-year term expires on November 29.
In his place, Lieutenant-General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been appointed in a relatively uneventful transition in accordance with the constitution.

Bajwa was born in 1959 in Ghakhar Mandi, Punjab, Pakistan from where his family hails. He was born to Col Muhammad Iqbal Bajwa, an officer of Pakistani Army. His mother died in September 2013. Bajwa’s father-in-law was also an Pakistani Army officer who retired as a major general. Bajwa is a graduate of Canadian Army Command and Staff College, Naval Postgraduate School, and National Defence University, Pakistan.

General Profile:

Name:Qamar Javed Bajwa
Alternate Name:قمر جاوید باجوہ
Height: 5 ft 11 inches
Careers In: Army General
Born: January 02, 1965
Age: 51
Maritial Status: Married
Zodiac: Capricorn
Country: Pakistan
Home Town: Gujranwala

 

General
Qamar Javed Bajwa
HI(M)
16th Chief of Army Staff
Incumbent
Assumed office
29 November 2016
President Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Preceded by Gen Raheel Sharif
Inspector General of the Training and Evaluation
In office
22 September 2015 – 29 November 2016
President Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Preceded by Lt Gen Ikramul Haq
Commander X Corps, Rawalpindi
In office
14 August 2013 – 22 September 2015
President Mamnoon Hussain
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif
Preceded by Lt Gen Khalid Nawaz Khan
Succeeded by Lt Gen Malik Zafar Iqbal
Personal details
Born 2 January 1959 (age 57)
Ghakhar Mandi, Punjab, Pakistan
Parents Col Muhammad Iqbal Bajwa (father)
Awards Crescent of Excellence Hilal-e-Imtiaz.png Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military)
Military service
Allegiance Pakistan
Service/branch Pakistan Army
Years of service 1980 – present
Rank OF-9 Pakistan Army.svg US-O10 insignia.svg General
Unit Baloch 1h1.jpg 16 Baloch Regiment

Photos:

Updated: November 30, 2016 — 7:29 pm

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

TodayNews.PK Copyright © 2014-2016. All rights reserved. Web Hosting by Pak Web Service