Musharraf pays farewell visits to military headquarters
IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency
Rawalpindi, Nov 27, IRNA
General Pervez Musharraf, who is to relinquish charge of army chief on November 28, paid farewell visits to various military headquarters on Tuesday.
General Musharraf will take oath of office as a civilian president for a term of five years on November 29 after relinquishing the post of army chief, he had assumed on October 7, 1998.
President Musharraf will also hand over the command of country's armed forces to the Vice Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani as a new army chief.
General Kayani will assume charge on the same day.
General Pervez Musharraf, in line with the military traditions of paying farewell calls, visited the Joint Staff Headquarters in Rawalpindi.
He was presented a guard of honor. Later, he met Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Tariq Majid and the Director Generals of the Joint Staff Headquarters.
They also exchanged souvenirs.
President Musharraf later visited the Naval Headquarters where he was presented the guard of honor.
He met Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Afzal Tahir and the Principal Staff Officers at the Naval Headquarters.
President General Pervez Musharraf also visited the Air Headquarters and met Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tanvir Mahmood Ahmed and other senior officers.
He was presented guard of honor.
He also paid a farewell visit to the Air Headquarters in his series of calls on to the military headquarters before relinquishing the post of army chief.
General Musharraf was presented a guard of honor.
Later, he met Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Tanvir Mahmood Ahmed and other senior officers at the Air Headquarters.
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