General Headquarters (Pakistan Army)

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General Headquarters
Rawalpindi in Pakistan
Secretary Kerry Participates in a Wreath Laying Ceremony at the General Headquarters (16246573276).jpg
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, with Pakistani Chief of Army Staff Raheel Sharif, participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the General Headquarters (GHQ), the headquarters of Pakistan Army, in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, on January 13, 2015.
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Owner Army
Site history
Built August 14, 1947 (1947-08-14)

General Headquarters (GHQ) is the headquarters of Pakistan Army located at Rawalpindi. It was established on 14 August 1947 in Northern Command Headquarters of the British Indian Army.[1][2][3]

As of current, the Army GHQ is currently in process of shifting to Islamabad.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ L. P. Sen (1 January 1994). Slender Was the Thread. South Asia Books. p. 26. ISBN 978-0861316922. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  2. ^ Shreenivas Kumar Sinha (1992). A soldier recalls. Spantech & Lancer. p. 86. ISBN 978-8170621614. Retrieved 26 April 2012. 
  3. ^ Eqbal Ahmad; Noam Chomsky; Carollee Bengelsdorf; Margaret Cerullo (13 June 2006). The Selected Writings of Eqbal Ahmad (1st ed.). Columbia University Press. p. 592. ISBN 978-0231127110. Retrieved 4 May 2012. 
  4. ^ "Pakistan Army Plans to Shift its Headquarters From Rawalpindi to Islamabad". News18. Retrieved 24 July 2017.