Pakistani Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee in Sri
[June 27 2018]
The Pakistan's Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Committee (CJCSC), General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, arrived to Sri Lanka,
today (27). The visiting Pakistani CJCSC, who arrived to the island
making a four-day official visit, was welcomed by the Chief of Defence
Staff, Admiral Ravindra C Wijegunaratne and Commander of the Army,
Lieutenant General Mahesh Senanayake.
The High Commissioner for Pakistan to Sri Lanka, Dr.
Shahid Ahmad Hashmat was also present at the occasion.
During his stay in the country General Hayat is
expected to call on the President, Secretary to the Ministry of Defence,
Chief of Defence Staff and the tri-service Commanders. He is also
scheduled to deliver a guest lecture at the Sapugaskanda Defence
Services Command and Staff College (DSCSC).
Born into a military family, General Zubair Mahmood
Hayat joined the Pakistan Army in 1978. He assumed office in his present
post in November, 2016. General Hayat is also the senior most four star
military officer of the Islamic republic. He is a recipient of the