Newly promoted Lt General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry to remain DG ISPR

Pakistan ArmyNewly promoted Lt General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry to remain DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI, Pakistan: The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry, Major General Omer Ahmed Bukhari and Major General Inayat Hussain have been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General.

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Syed Asim Munir had appointed the newly promoted officers to their new posts.


Lt General Omer Bukhari would serve as Commander 11 Corps (Peshawar) and Lt General Inayat Hussain as Chief of Logistics Services (GHQ).

Lt General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry will continue to perform his current duties as the DG ISPR.

In the 84 Long Course, Lt General Bukhari was awarded the sword of honour. Lt General Hussain, who belongs to Hunza, has received the presidential gold medal.

The Pakistan Army has also appointed new Corps Commanders for the Peshawar and Mangla Corps, bringing changes to the leadership structure.

As part of the reshuffle, Major General Omer Bukhari has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General and assigned as the Commander of the Peshawar-based XI Corps. He will replace Lieutenant General Hassan Azhar Hayat Khan who is set to retire later this month.

Lt General Khan had been serving as the Peshawar Corps Commander since August 2022 and his tenure was expected to end in November. However, due to reaching the age of superannuation, he will retire on May 16.

Lt General Bukhari previously held the position of Vice Chief of General Staff (Alpha) at the General Headquarters.

In another significant development, Lt General Nauman Zakria, the Chief of Logistics Staff (CLS), has been posted as the Commander of the Mangla Corps, filling the vacancy left by the early retirement of Lt General Ayman Bilal Safdar.

Furthermore, at the CLS secretariat, Lt General Zakria has been replaced by another newly promoted officer Lt General Inayat Hussain who previously served as a Major General and Vice Chief of General Staff (Bravo).

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