Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Lt Gen Nadeem Raza as the new Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), a statement issued by the premier’s office announced on Thursday.
According to the press release, Lt Gen Raza’s appointment will take effect from November 27.
The statement recalled that the notification for the reappointment of Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa as the chief of army staff for another tenure was already issued on August 19.
Following his appointment as the CJCSC, Lt Gen Raza called on Prime Minister Imran at his office on Thursday.
The incumbent CJCSC, Gen Zubair Hayat, had begun making the ritual farewell calls earlier this month as he is set to retire on Nov 27.