Lt-Gen Aziz new Commander Lahore Corps, Karachi Corps goes to Lt-Gen Nadeem

Top-level postings/appointments made in the Army: Lt-Gen Waseem Commander Multan Corps, Lt-Gen Sarfraz Commander Southern Command: Lt-Gen Majid appointed IG Arms, Lt-Gen Azhar Hayat Military Secretary, Lt-Gen Asif Ghafoor IG General Communications & IT: Six major generals elevated to rank of lieutenant general

By: News Desk      Published: 01:14 PM, 25 Nov, 2020
Lt-Gen Aziz new Commander Lahore Corps, Karachi Corps goes to Lt-Gen Nadeem

Pakistan Army on Wednesday announced new top-level postings and appointments of senior military officials soon after elevating six major generals to the rank of lieutenant general, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director-General, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.

In the first tweet, the ISPR Director-General said six major generals promoted to the rank of lieutenant general. They included Major General Akhtar Nawaz, Major General Sardar Hassan, Major General Azhar Hayat, Major General Asif Ghafoor, Major General Salman Fayyaz Ghani, Major General Sarfraz Ali and Major General Muhammad Ali.

Hours after announcing the promotions of the six major generals, the ISPR Director-General in a couple of tweets announced the top-level postings/appointments in the Army.

According to the ISPR tweets, Lt-Gen Muhammad Abdul Aziz has been appointed as Commander Lahore Corps, Lt-Gen Muhammad Waseem Ashraf Commander Multan Corps, Lt-Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum Commander Karachi Corps, Lt-Gen Khalid Zia Commander Bahawalpur Corps, Lt-Gen Sarfraz Ali, Commander Southern Command and Lt-Gen Muhammad Ali Commander ASFC.

Lt-Gen Majid Ehsan has been posted as Inspector General Arms while Lt-Gen Syed Muhammad Adnan has been posted as Inspector General Training and Evaluation.

Lt-Gen Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat has been posted as Military Secretary and Lt-Gen Asif Ghafoor as Inspector General Communication and Information Technology.

The high-level promotions came a day after Chief of the Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa presided over the 237th Corps Commanders’ Conference at General Headquarters (GHQ).

Though there was no mention of the promotions in the Army is the ISPR statement released after the Commanders conference, the Forum reviewed the geostrategic, regional and national security environment and discussed internal security, the situation along the borders, Line of Control (LOC) and atrocities in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu & Kashmir (IIOJ&K). 

The Forum also took a comprehensive overview of the positive progress in the Afghan peace process.