ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain, congratulating General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on his appointment as Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee on Tuesday hoped that the country would benefit from his professional acumen and expertise.
The president said this while talking to General Zubair who called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.
President Mamnoon Hussain lauded the contribution and sacrifices of Pakistan Armed Forces during the operation Zarb-e-Azb which has helped to curb militancy and restore peace in the country.
General Zubair thanked the president for his good wishes and said Pakistan Armed Forces were fully capable of defending the motherland and serving the nation. NNI
General Zubair also called on the Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif and exchanged views on professional matters of the armed forces.
General Zubair who took the office on Monday briefed the Prime Minister about the preparedness and capabilities of the armed forces.
The Prime Minister congratulated the new CJCSC and wished him success in his new assignment. He assured that the government would extend all the resources to meet the requirements of the armed forces.