continuity of command

continuity of command

The degree or state of being continuous in the exercise of the authority vested in an individual of the Armed Forces for the direction, coordination, and control of military forces.
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Responding to a question, Kaira said that three years extension in the tenure of Army Chief General Ashfaq Pervez Kiani had been given in the best interest of the country in order to maintain the continuity of command as Pakistan is fighting terrorism.
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