RAWALPINDI: Lieutenant General Nadeem Raza has been appointed Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) and will replace General Zubair Mahmood Hayat who will retire on November 27.
According to a press statement from the PM House, the appointment will take effect from November 27, 2019.
It pertinent here to mention that General Raza was promoted to the rank of Lt- General in December 2016. He also served as the commandant of Pakistan Military academy and also commanded X Corps based in Rawalpindi.
It may be recalled that notification for reappointment of General Qamar Javed Bajwa, NI( M) as COAS for another tenure has already been issued on 19 Aug 19.
Lt Gen Raza belongs to the infantry’s Sindh Regiment. He was promoted to the rank of Lt Gen from Maj Gen while he was serving as the commandant of Pakistan Military Academy.
Lt Gen Raza has commanded X Corps based in Rawalpindi and in October 2017, he was appointed as 1st Colonel Commandant of Mujahid Force.
In August 2018, Raza was appointed as the Chief of General Staff.