The grand ceremony of the change of command in the Pakistan Army took place at the Army Hockey Stadium. The ceremony started with the recitation of the Holy Quran followed by the singing of the National Anthem. In the ceremony, outgoing Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa handed over the baton of command to General Asim Munir, after which he became the Chief of the Pakistan Army.
Earlier, General Qamar Javed Bajwa inspected the guard of honor and addressed the ceremony. In the ceremony, the band of the Pakistan Army presented beautiful tunes on national songs and regional songs. Drums of Army Colleges were also performed.
At the beginning of the ceremony, retired Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa and General Asim Munir visited the martyrs’ memorial, offered flowers, and recited Fatiha. The change of command ceremony held at GHQ was attended by former military leaders, federal ministers, foreign embassies, senior civil officials, and important media personalities.