The newly designated Naval Chief Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa during his visit to the General Headquarters (GHQ), Rawalpindi.
According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), matters of professional interest came under discussion upon Admiral Niazi’s arrival.
Army Chief felicitated Admiral Niazi on taking charge as the 22nd Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) and expressed the hope that Pakistan Navy will scale new heights of success under his leadership.
On arrival at GHQ, Naval Chief laid floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and offered fateha prayers for martyrs of Pakistan.
Later, he visited the Joint Chief of Staff Headquarters where he met with Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Nadeem Raza.
Furthermore, General Raza congratulated the new naval chief on assuming office and expressed satisfaction on operational preparedness of Pakistan Navy.
Earlier on Thursday, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Niazi called on President Dr Arif Alvi. President Alvi congratulated the CNS over his new appointment.
During the meeting, Arif Alvi said that the Pakistan Navy has a key role to play in defending Pakistan’s maritime borders.
More about CNS Amjad Khan Niazi
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.
Moreover, he is a recipient of Hilal-i-Imtiaz (Military) and Sitara-i-Basalat.
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.
October 7, Admiral Amjad Khan Niazi had assumed command as the 22nd Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) in Islamabad.
During the ceremony, outgoing CNS Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi formally handed over the command of Pakistan Navy by presenting the traditional scroll to Amjad Niazi.