Staff Reporter – November 17, 2017
Islamabad. NA special report Informed Defence Ministry sources have confided likelihood of Not Accepting Extension in service by COAS General Qamar Javed Bajwa, hence strong probability is for Lt Gen Sarfaraz Khan to be promoted to prestigious and most responsible office as army chief. Gen Bajwa may retire on November 28, 2019. The decision to extend Gen Bajwa as COAS for another term was in principle made by Prime Minister Imran Ahmed Khan, however sources have strong reasons to believe that new army Chief is expected to be in command of the army.
The notification of extension is not yet made public by the IK government. Although there were reports that notification was already prepared.