Six Maj Generals promoted to Lt. Generals, commanders of various corps also changed

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RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Army on Wednesday promoted six Major Generals to the post of Lieutenant General and later announced their posting to various Corps and other commands of the Pakistan Army.

Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar, in a tweet detailed the decisions.

In upper row (from left) – Lt. Gen Nadeem Anjum, Lt. Gen Mohammad Ali, Lt. Gen Majid Ehsan, Lt. Gen Salman Fayyaz Ghani, Lt. Gen Asif Ghafoor (in second row from left) Lt Gen Abdul Aziz, Lt Gen Adnan, Lt. Gen Akhtar Nawaz and Lt. Gen Sarfraz Ali

Lt Gen Muhammad Abdul Aziz posted as Commander Lahore Corps

Lt Gen Muhammad Waseem Ashraf as Commander Multan Corps

Lt Genl Nadeem Ahmed Anjum as Commander Karachi Corps

Lt Gen Khalid Zia as Commander Bahawalpur Corps

Lt Genl Sarfraz Ali as Commander Southern Command, and

Lt Gen Muhammad Ali as Commander ASFC (Army Strategic Forces Command)

Similarly, Lt Gen Majid Ehsan posted as Inspector General Arms

Lt Gen Syed Muhammad Adnan as Inspector General Training and Evaluation

Lt Gen Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat as Military Secretary, and

Lt Gen Asif Ghafoor as Inspector General Communication and Information Technology.

Earlier the DG ISPR said the Pakistan Army on Wednesday promoted six Major Generals to the rank of Lieutenant General including Former Director General Inter Services Public Relations (DG ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor who was serving as General Officer Commanding (GOC) Okara.

Promoted army officers are as follows:

Major General Akhtar Nawaz

Major General Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat

DG ISPR Major General Babar Iftikhar, in a tweet, said the officers promoted include;

Major General Akhtar Nawaz

Major General Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat

Major General Asif Ghafoor

Major General Salman Fayyaz Ghani

Major General Sarfraz Ali, and

Major General Muhammad Ali