RAWALPINDI: Yes, it is done, Army Chief Raheel Sharif has announced that he will be not taking extension,as it was publicised by Inter Services Public Realtions (ISPR) DG, twitter flooded with wishes.
“Speculations about extension in service of COAS are baseless. COAS said;”Pakistan Army is a great institution. I do’nt believe in extension”
Speculations about extension in service of COAS are baseless.COAS said;"Pakistan Army is a great institution.I dont believe in extension-1/3
— Gen Asim Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) January 25, 2016
Born in Quetta on 16 June, 1956 to Pakistan Army Major Muhammad Sharif. His family has long tradition to serve Pakistan Army. Major Shabir Sharif, elder brother of COAS has awarded Nishen-e-Haider ( Highest Military Award). Raheel Sharif completed his formal education before joining military from Government College Lahore.
On 27 November 2013, Raheel Sharif was appointed as the 15th Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army for three years. He was also awarded the Hilal-i-Imtiaz (the second highest civilian award and honour that is given to both civilians and military officers of the Pakistan armed forces).
Army chief end all controversy- says I do NOT believe in extensions-truly a professional general – and no one will make him change his mind.
— Nasim Zehra (@NasimZehra) January 25, 2016
— Basanti (@MeharSpeaks_) January 25, 2016
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— Zunair Khan (@zunairkh) January 25, 2016
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