RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: As many as 37 Brigadiers including nine from Army Medical Corps have been promoted to the rank of Major General, according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
In a press release, the ISPR said that promotion board from Brigadiers to Major General approved the promotion in its meeting held at the army’s general headquarters in Rawalpindi on Thursday with the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in the Chair.
The ISPR said that 37 Brigadiers who have been promoted to the rank of Major General includ Brigadier Nauman Zakria, Brigadier Kanwar Adnan Ahmed Khan, Brigadier Syed Aamir Raza, Brigadier Tariq Zameer, Brigadier Tahir Gulzar Malik, Brigadier Shahid Mahmood, Brigadier Muhammad Asghar, Brigadier Khalid Saeed, Brigadier Ayman Bilal Safdar, Brigadier Sarfraz Muhammad, Brigadier Rafiq Ur Rehman, Brigadier Inam Haider Malik, Brigadier Salman Fayyaz Ghani, Brigadier Sarfraz Ali, Brigadier Muhammad Aniq Ur Rehman Malik, Brigadier Muhammad Asim Malik, Brigadier Fayyaz Hussain Shah, Brigadier Shahid Nazir, Brigadier Zia Ur Rehman, Brigadier Zahid Mahmood, Brigadier Azhar Iqbal Abbasi, Brigadier Tariq Mahmood, Brigadier Ahsan Gulrez, Brigadier Shahid Imtiaz, Brigadier Rizwan Afzal, Brigadier Usman Haq, Brigadier Syed Shahab Shahid and Brigadier Nauman Ahmed Hashmi.
Likewise, those approved from Army Medical Corps include Brigadier Tahir Sardar, Brigadier Mrs Nigar Johar, Brigadier Irfan Ai Sheikh, Brigadier Liaquat Ali, Brigadier Iftikhar Ahmed, Brigadier Imran Fazal, Brigadier Tahir Iqbal, Brigadier Tariq Mahmood Satti and Brigadier Tahir Khadim.
French envoy meets CJCSC
Meanwhile, the French ambassador to Pakistan Martine Dorance called on the Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat at Joint Staff Headquarters in Rawalpindi.
During the meeting, they discussed matters pertaining to security and defence, the ISPR said.