I will retire on completing my term, says General Bajwa
Says Armed Forces have distanced themselves from politics and want to remain so
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Settling the dust for once and all, Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has made it crystal clear that he will retire after completing his term in office, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Speaking during a luncheon at the Pakistani Embassy in Washington, the Army Chief said the Armed Forces had distanced themselves from politics and they wanted to remain so.
General Bajwa also reminded the nation that it should be the priority of all segments of the society to lay their focus on reviving the ailing economy.
Reiterating his promise to leave his post after completing his second three-year term in two months, the Army Chief said he will fulfil his promise made earlier.
Talking informally to the guests at the luncheon gathering, General Bajwa said: “Rehabilitating the sick economy of the country should be the first priority of all sections of the society. Without a strong economy, the nation will not be able to achieve its goals. Diplomacy is also not possible without strong economy.”
A large number of diplomats also attended the ceremony addressed by the Army Chief.
It is to be noted here that Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa is in the United States on an official visit. His second three-year term is going to complete in two months.
Reporter Saud Butt