Pakistan Army on Wednesday announced the promotion of several officers, six officers, from Major Generals to the Lieutenant-General rank.
According to a statement released by Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the media wing of the military, those promoted include MG Akhtar Nawaz Satti, MG Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat, MG Asif Ghafoor, MG Salman Fayyaz Ghani, MG Sarfraz Ali, MG Muhammad Ali.
Promotions in the #Army : 6 Major Generals have been promoted to the Rank of Lieutenant General. Those promoted include MG Akhtar Nawaz , MG Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat, MG Asif Ghafoor, MG Salman Fayyaz Ghani , MG Sarfraz Ali,MG Muhammad Ali.
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) November 25, 2020
In March this year, thirty-six brigadiers of the Pakistan Army were promoted to the rank of major-general. The approval for promotions was given in a promotion board meeting held at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi which was presided by Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.
Those promoted include Brigadier Faheem Amer, Brigadier Rashid Mahmood, Brigadier Abdul Moeed, Brigadier Shahid Manzoor, Brigadier Arshad Mehmood, Brigadier Muhammad Atif Mansha, Brigadier Iftikhar Hassan Chaudhary, Brigadier Muhammad Umer Bashir, Brigadier Asad Ur Rehman, Brigadier Wajid Aziz, Brigadier Kamran Tabrez Savera, Brigadier Muhammad Raza Aizad, Brigadier Ch Amir Ajmal, Brigadier Jawwad Ahmed Qazi, Brigadier Ehsan Ali, Brigadier Kamran Nazir, Brigadier Shabeer Narejo, Brigadier Adil Rehmani, Brigadier Javed Dost Chandio, Brigadier Syed Asif Hussain, Brigadier Muhammad Ishaq Khattak, Brigadier Ahmad Bilal, Brigadier Muhammad Shahbaz Tabassum, Brigadier Zafar Iqbal and Brigadier Imran Ullah, the ISPR added.
Those approved from Army Medical Corps include Brigadier Mohsin Muhammad Qureshi, Brigadier Zaheer Akhtar, Brigadier Mahmood Sultan, Brigadier Hafeez Ud Din, Brigadier Salman Saleem, Brigadier Muhammad Zafar Ali, Brigadier Syed Khurram Shahzad, Brigadier Bilal Umair, Brigadier Atiq Ur Rehman Slehria, Brigadier Rao Ali Shan Khan and Brigadier Abeera Choudry, the statement added.