Today, the Prime Minister of Pakistan gave extension to current chief of Army Staff of Pakistan Army, General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
General Bajwa tenure was to end after 3 months when he was to be retired as per normal service. However the Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, gave extension to him for 3 more years due to the ongoing security situation in the country.
The extension letter of General Bajwa, signed letter provided by media is as follows:
The letter says:
General Qamar Javed Bajwa is appointed Chief of Army Staff for another term of three years from the date of completion of current tenure. The decision has been taken in view of the regional security environment.
The speculation of his extension was already going on for some time now and this news confirmed it.