27 Nov 2013
Islamabad: Ending weeks of speculation, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday named Lt General Raheel Sharif to the powerful post of the Army Chief, superseding the senior-most General.
28 Nov 2013
Washington: The United States is looking forward to working with the new army chief of Pakistan, a State Department official has said.
07 Sep 2016
Islamabad: Describing Kashmir as Pakistan's "lifeline", Army chief General Raheel Sharif has said the true solution of the Kashmir issue lies not in "raining bullets" upon people in the Valley but in "heeding" to their voices and respecting their aspirations.
19 Sep 2016
Islamabad: Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif on Monday met his top commanders and said the military was ‘watchful’ towards the security imperatives of the country in the wake of ‘hostile narrative’ by India after terrorists killed 18 Indian soldiers in Kashmir.
23 Nov 2015
Islamabad: Pakistan Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif did not discuss with US leadership the dossiers about alleged Indian interference in his country during his recent visit to Washington, a media report said today.
17 Aug 2016
Islamabad: India’s most wanted terrorist and Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed has done it again. He has asked Pakistan Army chief General Raheel Sharif to send troops to Jammu and Kashmir to ‘teach’ India ‘a lesson’ in order to follow the orders of Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
17 May 2016
Beijing: Pakistan's powerful Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif met top Chinese leaders and military officials here and discussed ways to enhance bilateral economic and security ties.
14 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Lt Gen (Retd) J F R Jacob, who played a key role in the 1971 war which liberated Bangladesh from Pakistan, was laid to rest here yesterday.
13 Jan 2016
New Delhi: Lt Gen JFR Jacob (retired), who negotiated the surrender of Pakistani troops in Dhaka following the 1971 war, passed away today.
01 May 2014
Islamabad: Terming Kashmir as the ‘jugular vein’ of Pakistan, the country's Army Chief General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said the issue should be resolved in accordance with the wishes and aspirations of Kashmiris and in line with UNSC resolutions for lasting peace in the region.