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April 13, 2019

Four major generals promoted to Lt Gen

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April 13, 2019

RAWALPINDI: Four major generals of the Pakistan Army were on Friday promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General.

Those promoted include Vice Chief of General Staff at the GHQ Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Director General Analysis at the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) Major General Nauman Mahmood, Commandant School of Infantry and Tactics, Quetta, Major General Azhar Abbas and Director General Counter Intelligence at the ISI Major General Faiz Hameed.

All the four senior officers have illustrious career to their credit. Sahir Shamshad Mirza had also served as Director General Military Operations and General Officer Commanding (GOC) 40 Infantry Division, Okara.

Major General Nauman Mahmood also served as GOC of 7 Infantry Division, which is also known as ‘Golden Arrow’ and is the oldest and battle-hardened division of the Pakistan Army Major General Azhar Abbas also remained GOC Murree (12 Infantry Division) before his posting at the General Headquarters, while Major General Faiz Hameed commanded the 16 Infantry Division as GOC in Pannu Aaqil prior to his posting in the ISI.

Lt. Gen. Sahir Shamshad Mirza belongs to the Sindh Regiment, while the three other officers hail from the Baloch Regiment. Meanwhile, five three-star officers are retiring this month. They include Lt. Gen. Javed Mehmood Bukhari, Lt. Gen. Anwar Ali Haider, Lt. Gen. Omar Mahmood Hayat, Lt. Gen. Malik Zafar Iqbal and Lt. Gen. Shahid Baig Mirza.

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