Joint Staff Headquarters (Pakistan)

The Joint Staff Headquarters (reporting name:JS HQ), is the combatant 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 neighborhood to GHQ. The JS HQ served as the principle headquarters of Pakistan Armed Forces and concerned authorities relating the defence and strategic developments.

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

Joint Staff Headquarters
Type Headquarters
Site information
Owner Pakistan Armed Forces
Controlled by Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee
Condition Active Service
Site history
Built 1971
Built by Pakistan Army Corps of Engineers
In use Pakistan Armed Forces

Joint Staff Command in Media News Photo 060320-F-0193C-004

An Inter-services personnel at the Joint Forces Command photo essay 070203-F-5107H-004

A briefing sessions of Inter-Services personnel at JS HQ.

Mike Mullen reviews Pakistani troops

Admiral Mullen reviewing JS HQ in Islamabad. photo essay 070203-F-5107H-003

An outside view of JS HQ

See also


  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. 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.

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