Asim Bajwa Replaces Dr Firdous Aashiq Awan, Why?

Muhammad UsmanMultimedia Journalist

27th Apr, 2020. 10:28 pm
Asim Bajwa

Reason Why PM Imran Khan Remove Firdous Aashiq Awan from Position and appoint new SAPM .

Lieutenant General (Retired) Asim Saleem Bajwa is appointed as the Special Assistant to the PM Imran Khan for Information and Broadcasting.

Prior to his retirement, Lt. Gen. (retd) Asim Saleem Bajwa held other important positions including Director General  Inter Service Public Relations (DG ISPR) from 2012 to 2016, on 11 December 2016 he was appointed as Inspector General Arms at GHQ later he held  charge of Commander Southern Command & XII Corps (Pakistan) in September 2017.

In November last year after his retirement, the federal government appointed Asim Bajwa head of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority.

He was commissioned in the 34th Punjab Regiment in 1984, at the Pakistan Military Academy (PMA) in Kakul and  graduated from the Command and Staff College in Quetta, as well as the National Defence University (NDU) in Islamabad, followed by the Staff College, Camberley.

Asim Bajwa also holds master’s degrees in war studies from NDU and defense studies from King’s College London.

He has served on multiple instructional and command-level posts during his military career, including leading an anti-tank battalion, the 111th Infantry Brigade, and He has also served as a brigade major at an infantry brigade and served as Chief of Staff at a strike Corps. He was promoted to the rank of a major-general in December 2010.

Asim Bajwa appointed as new special assistant for information

PM Imran  has also appointed senator Shibli Faraz as Federal Information Minister.

Fawad Chaudhry confirmed the appointments and Tweet,  “Truly an honorable and dignified man Shibli Faraz has been appointed new Information minister of Pak, and a brilliant Asim Bajwa appointed SAPM on info both ll make a great team…. all the best”

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