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Ashfaq Parvez Kayani

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Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's Biography

Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, NI(M), HI (Urdu: اشفاق پرویز کیانی , born April 1952) is a four-star general in the Pakistan Army, and the current Chief of Army Staff of the Pakistan Army. He replaced General Pervez Musharraf as the Chief of Army Staff on November 29, 2007. General Kayani is the former Director General of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), and Director General of Military Operations (DGMO). On 24 July 2010, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani extended Kayani’s term as Chief of the Army Staff by three years, making him the first four-star general to receive a term extension from any democratic government. In 2008, Newsweek named him the 20th most powerful person in the world.

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Pakistani army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani (R) talks with head of US Central Command, General David Petraeus
Pakistani army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani (R) talks with head of US Central Command, General David Petraeus
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Ashfaq Parvez Kayani News Stories

  • Pakistan military chief quietly meets with Pentagon brass to smooth ...

      News Source: The Washington Times | 1 month ago
    With the world's attention diverted to the hot spots of Iraq, Ukraine and Syria, top Pakistani military commanders slipped into the Pentagon this week as part of a quiet effort to smooth military relations between the two countries. A senior U.S.
  • The Pakistani journalists who turned 'traitors'

      News Source: Turkish Press | 3 months ago
    With the stand-off between Pakistan's powerful army and the country's top TV channel Geo brewing with every passing day, some 8,000 employees of the Geo group across the country fear being attacked, not by the irked security agencies but by ordinary
  • Pervez Musharraf drags former Pakistani top guns into trial

      News Source: NewKerala | 5 months ago
    If the plea is accepted, it would implicate a number of high-profile civilians and armed forces personnel in the treason trial, the Dawn reported Sunday. Musharraf's application recently filed with the special court said the civilian leadership and

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