General Syed Asim Munir Assumes Command of Pakistan Army as the 17th COAS

General Syed Asim Munir took charge as the 17th Chief of the Army Staff at a ceremony held at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi on November 29, 2022. It was attended by military leadership from the armed forces, former army chiefs, senior officers and leaders from all political parties.
In his farewell address, General Qamar Javed Bajwa felicitated General Syed Asim Munir and expressed confidence that his promotion will prove to be highly positive–both for the country and Pakistan Army. 

He maintained that General Syed Asim Munir is a professional and capable officer and a man of principle. General Qamar Javed Bajwa said he was confident that under the leadership of General Syed Asim Munir, the army would achieve more success and further serve and defend the country.
The outgoing COAS added that he was honored to have served the army. He said during his tenure as COAS, "Pakistan Army tackled many challenges, be it the situation on the Line of Control, terrorism or the natural calamities".
He said he was proud of the army that despite limited resources, it fulfilled its responsibility of defending each nook and corner of the country.
"Pakistan today is the abode of peace because of our sacrifices which are also acknowledged both by our foes and friends," he added.

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