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Seedings announced for COAS Squash

ISLAMABAD – Farhan Mehboob is the top seed in men’s category, while Saima Shoukat is number one seed in women’s category for the main round of the Chief of Army Staff Open squash tournament, which will be played from April 20 at Mushaf Ali Mir Squash Complex, Islamabad.
Secretary Punjab Squash Association Tariq Farooq Rana said that male players will compete for a total cash prize of Rs 400,000, while female players would vie for a reward of Rs 86,000. He said the seedings of the

COAS, commanders discuss Raymond Davis, Munich

ISLAMABAD – Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Kayani and his corps commanders on Wednesday took up several important issues during the 136th Corps Commanders’ Conference, including the recent Munich Conference that Gen Kayani attended and the issue of American national Raymond Davis, charged with killing of two Pakistanis in Lahore.
Expressing its satisfaction over the state of operational preparedness of the army during the conference held at the General Headquarters, the top

Court of Inquiry sends NLC report to COAS

ISLAMABAD – The Court of Inquiry formed to probe into alleged malpractices in the National Logistic Cell has submitted its findings, opinion and recommendations to the chief of army staff for his consideration and perusal.
The Court of Inquiry formed by COAS General Ashfaq Kayani to probe the NLC scam was headed by a serving corps commander along with two major generals as members. It was the National Assembly’s Public Account Committee (PAC) that in its recent meeting took

COAS, Malik discuss security

RAWALPINDI – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Kayani and Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Friday discussed internal security in the context of the recent wave of terrorist attacks across the country. Malik called on the COAS at GHQ in Rawalpindi.
According to ISPR, matters related to internal security were discussed during the meeting.
An official of the Interior Ministry told Pakistan Today that the meeting discussed the growing threat of terrorism and those

COAS visits Swat, opens work on bridge

RAWALPINDI: The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani visited Swat on Tuesday, said a press release issued here. It said he attended the earth-breaking ceremony of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Bridge near Barikot.
The bridge is being constructed by Frontier Works Organisation with UAE funding as part of the Quick Impact Projects. A United Arab Emirates (UAE) delegation led by His Excellency Ali Saif Sultan Al Awani, Ambassador of UAE was also

COAS orders inquiry into alleged irregularities in NLC

ISLAMABAD: Army chief Gen Ashfaq Kayani on Tuesday ordered a high-level inquiry into alleged irregularities in the National Logistic Cell (NLC).
“A serving corps commander has been nominated to head the inquiry along with two major generals as members. Appropriate action will be taken on the completion of the inquiry, per relevant army rules and regulations,” an ISPR statement said.
In a recently held meeting, the Public Accounts Committee pointed out massive embezzlement

Sarfraz advises players to knock on COAS’ door

LAHORE: Former swing king Sarfraz Nawaz has asked the tainted trio to knock the door of the Court of Arbitration for Sports because he did not expect any favours from the ICC towards the Pakistani cricketers.
“When the suspended players have no confidence in the ICC, how can they expect a favourable decision when the final hearing is held,” a website quoted Nawaz as saying.
The International Cricket Council’s code of commission rejected the appeals of Salman Butt and