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Joint Staff Headquarters (Pakistan)

The Joint Staff Headquarters (reporting name:JS HQ), is the joint-field operations secretariat and principal headquarters of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee established after Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 in Rawalpindi. It is situated next to the General Headquarters of the Pakistan Army. The JS HQ served as the principle headquarters of Pakistan Armed Forces and concerned authorities relating the defence and strategic developments.

Joint Staff Headquarters
Site information
OwnerPakistan Armed Forces
Controlled byJoint Chiefs of Staff Committee
ConditionActive Service
Site history
Built1972 (1972)
Built byPakistan Army Corps of Engineers
In usePakistan Armed Forces

The JS HQ was set up to improve coordination, command and communication between the three branches of the Pakistan Armed Forces.[1]

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  1. ^ Zafar Iqbal Cheema (24 August 2000). "Pakistan's Nuclear Use Doctrine and Command & Control". In James J. Wirtz; Peter R. Lavoy; Scott D. Sagan (eds.). Planning the Unthinkable: How New Powers Will Use Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Weapons. Cornell University Press. p. 174. ISBN 978-0801487040. Retrieved 11 May 2012.