Army chief Qamer Javed Bajwa wants more time to improve relations with Saudi Arabia

A key figure in the Pakistani state hierarchy, chief of the army staff Qamer Javad Bajwa wants his tenure extended so that he can continue to work on improving Pakistan's relations with Saudi Arabia and deal with pressing security issues, like the growing influence of the Pakistani Taliban movement. [...]
Published on 08.07.2022 at 07:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes

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