ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu has been appointed as the new Chief of Air Staff (CAS) of Pakistan Air Force (PAF).
Besides, Air Marshal Haseeb Paracha has been appointed as the Vice Chief of Air Staff.
Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu will take charge of his Office from Friday (March 19, 2021) after the retirement of the incumbent PAF Chief Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan.
Govt of Pakistan has appointed Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu as new Chief of the Air Staff wef 19 March, 2021 pic.twitter.com/Kdc9V08RtT
— DGPR (AIR FORCE) (@DGPR_PAF) March 17, 2021
Earlier in the day, President Dr. Arif Alvi conferred the award of Nishan-e-Imtiaz (Civil) on the Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan at a Special Investiture Ceremony held at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad.