Everything had been planned with military precision, down to the last detail — bar one: Someone had forgotten that Lieutenant-General Khwaja Ziauddin would need a fourth star on his uniform when he took his place as Pakistan’s next army chief. Then-prime minister Nawaz Sharif, though, wasn’t about to let a pip undo his plans. The prime minister’s military secretary, Brigadier Javed Malik, gallantly tore a star off his own uniform, and handed it over to the newly-appointed army chief.
Source: Strategic Study India
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