Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar paid a farewell call on to Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Wednesday (today).
According to the details, PM Imran has appreciated the services of the Chief of Air Staff for his illustrious career.
The Chief of Air Staff lauded the performance of the incumbent PTI-led government in prospering the country’s economy and national security.
Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Babar Appointed New Air Chief
Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Babar as the new Chief of Air Staff.
According to details, the PM’s spokesman said that Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Babar has been appointed as Air Chief in place of Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar.
The Prime Minister’s Spokesperson further said that Air Marshal will be promoted to the rank of Air Chief Marshal.
Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar was commissioned in April 1986 in the GDP branch of the Pakistan Air Force.
During his career, he commanded the Fighter Squadron, Operational Air Base and Regional Air Command. He served at the Air Headquarters as Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Operations Research and Development), Assistant Chief of Air Staff (Training Officers) and Director General of Projects.
In addition, Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar has also served as an Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Defense.
President Confers Nishan-I-Imtiaz (Civil) On Air Chief
President Dr. Alvi conferred the Nishan-i-Imtiaz (Civil) on the Chief of Air Staff at a special investiture ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr on Wednesday.
The Pakistan Day Parade will see new Chief of Air Staff (CAS) leading the fly-past on March 23 as the incumbent will retire on March 18 on completion of three years tenure.