ISPR announces reshuffle in Army command

Reshuffle in Army command is routine

August 24, 2018
Reshuffle in Army command is routine. PHOTO: ISPR

Pakistan Army high command on Friday announced a shuffle in military commands across the country and announced transfers of senior military officers.

According to a statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Lt Gen Nadeem Raza, who previously served as Commander 10 Corps, was promoted to Chief of General Staff (CGS). Headquartered in Rawalpindi, the X Corps is primarily responsible for defending the Line of Control (LoC).

Lt Gen Shahid Baig Mirza has been transferred as the new IG C&IT. Lt Gen Humayun Aziz has taken command of V Corps.

Corps Commander visits forward troops at LoC

Chairman Heavy Industries Taxila (HIT) Lt Gen Mohammad Naeem Ashraf has been appointed Commander II Corps. Lt Gen Bilal Akbar, replaced by Lt Gen Raza, formerly served as CGS and assumed command of X Corps and Lt Gen Abdullah Dogar has been appointed as the new chairman of HIT.

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