Former CNS Admiral Fasih Bokhari passes away

Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

24th Nov, 2020. 12:06 pm
Former CNS

Former Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS) Admiral Fasih Bokhari passed away in Islamabad.

According to the Director-General Public Relations (Navy) Rear Admiral M Arshid Javed SI (M), Pakistan Navy current Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi extended condolences on the demise of Admiral Fasih Bokhari.

Admiral Fasih was a retired four-star rank admiral in the Pakistan Navy, who served as the Chief of Naval Staff from taking over the Navy’s command in 1997 until voluntarily tendering resignation in 1999.

In 1959, he commissioned in the Pakistan Navy as a Midshipman and was sent to the Britannia Royal Naval College in the United Kingdom to complete his training.

He also served as the Chairman of the National Accountability Bureau. Upon returning to Pakistan in 1962, he was promoted as Sub-Lieutenant and inducted in the Submarine Command as a navigation officer. He served in the Ghazi and did short training on submarine operations at the Naval Academy in Turkey.

In 2011, Bokhari was appointed as the chairman of the National Accountability Bureau.

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