ISLAMABAD: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani after completing the first term on Sunday, has started giving services for the next term of three years as Army Chief.
General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani has been appointed as army chief by the former president Pervez Musharraf on November 27, 2007. Army Chief has completed his tenure yesterday on Sunday on November 28, 2010 after completing three years.
Prime Minister Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani announced the three year extension in tenure of General Kayani. In a notification issued by Secretary Defense, Athar Ali clearly notified that army chief to start his duties for next term right after completing previous term.
The prime minister on the advice of COAS has also given extension to Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) chief, Ahmad Shujah Pasha who completed his term in June 2010.