Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa paid a farewell call on Naval Chief Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi.
According to Inter-Service Public Relations (ISPR), Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa called on Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi at GHQ Rawalpindi.
ISPR says that Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi was presented guard of honour on his arrival at GHQ.
The Army Chief thanked the Naval Chief for his long professional career and service to the nation.
Note that, the President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi has appointed Vice Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi as the new Chief of the Naval Staff and promoted him to the rank of Admiral.
According to the details, Niazi’s promotion to the Admiral rank will be effective from the date of assuming Command of Pakistan Navy.
Vice Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan will be replacing Admiral Zafar Mahmood, who will renounce the Command of Pakistan Navy on 7th October.
As per the reports, the Change of Command ceremony will be held at PNS Zafar, Islamabad.
Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi had joined the Pakistan Navy in 1983. The Sword of Honor recipient, the Admiral has a distinguished career with various Command and Staff appointments’ experience.
Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi’s major command appointments include Commanding Officer PNS BADR, Commanding Officer PNS TARIQ, Commander18th Destroyer squadron, Commandant PNS BAHADUR, and Commandant Pakistan Navy War College, Lahore.