Former CGS Lt-Gen Ishfaq Nadeem passes away

By: News Desk      Published: 03:21 PM, 24 Sep, 2021
Former CGS Lt-Gen Ishfaq Nadeem passes away
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Former Pakistan Army Chief of General Staff Lt-General Ishfaq Nadeem died of heart attack on Friday, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

Lieutenant General Ishfaq Nadeem was appointed as Chief of General Staff in November 2013. Prior to his promotion, Nadeem had served as DG Military Operations for two years. 

Lt Gen Ishfaq belonged to 34-AK and he commanded a strike infantry division and led successful military operation in Swat. He was also Chief of Staff of strike Corps Mangla as Brigadier and was rated as one of the finest soldiers in the Army.

Belonging to Nila (Chakwal), Lt-Gen Ishfaq was born in the family of highly respected Ahmed Khan Qureshi, who was on the engineering side of Radio Pakistan until his retirement.

Ishfaq had done Staff College Camberley and was an outstanding officer with exceptional grades.