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Lt Gen Khalid Shamim appointed as CJCSC

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari on the advice of the Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has promoted Lieutenant General Khalid Shamim Wayne to the post of General and appointed him as Chairman Joint Chief of Staff Committee (CJCSC).

Lt. Gen. Khalid Shamim is currently working as Chief of General Staff since April 2010. He would assume the post after the retirement of incumbent CJCSC General Tariq Majeed, who would be retiring early next month. He has previously served as Commander of the Southern Command in Quetta from 2007 till 2010 overseeing the Baloch insurgency and the fallout of war in the Tribal Areas.-SANA

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