Generals Bajwa and Raheel raise national morale


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The Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, along with his wife, cast his vote in a Rawalpindi constituency. The COAS later issued a statement asking the people of Pakistan to come out and vote undeterred. Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor said in a tweet that the COAS and his wife cast their votes at Rawalpindi.

“We are target of inimical forces working against Pakistan. We’ve come a long way in our comprehensive national effort to fail them. We are united and steadfast to defeat them, and today through our votes. Please come out and vote undeterred, COAS,” the tweet said.

Former Pakistani Army Chief and the current Chief of the Saudi Coalition forces General ® Raheel Sharif cast his vote in his hometown Lahore. The former COAS was seen queued up in a line with citizens, unaccompanied, waiting to cast his vote. When pictures of the popular General circulated on the social media, he was praised all around for setting a good example by not extracting any special favours or treatment.

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The former President of Pakistan and former Army Chief General ® Pervez Musharraf was the first Chief of Army Staff to be a distinct caster. Pervez Musharraf is currently on a self-imposed exile in Dubai and was recently disqualified from the General Elections 2018 for not appearing in the Supreme Court against an article 6 trial.

Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Wednesday, 25th July, thanked the nation for showering their love and respect on the armed forces and law enforcement agencies (LEAs) during the polls. In a tweet, Maj Gen Ghafoor said, “U (nation) have rejected all kinds of malicious propaganda. We are strong because we have your (nation’s) unflinching support. “Our lives are dedicated to Pakistan and its People. Pakistan wins again!”