Pakistan Army announces postings and transfers of top commanders

Published: April 23, 2019
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Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Lt Gen Nauman Mahmood, Lt Gen Azhar Abbas, Lt Gen Faiz Hameed. PHOTO: ISPR

Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza, Lt Gen Nauman Mahmood, Lt Gen Azhar Abbas, Lt Gen Faiz Hameed. PHOTO: ISPR

The Pakistan Army on Tuesday announced high-level postings of top military commanders, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).

Lt Gen Faiz Hameed has been appointed as adjutant general-Army Headquarters (GHQ) while Lt Gen Azhar Abbas has been appointed as director-general (DG) of the Joint Staff (JS) Headquarters.

40 army brigadiers promoted to the rank of major general

The army’s promotion board also confirmed Lt Gen Nauman Mahmood as inspector-general (IG) of Communications and Information Technology (C&IT) and Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza has been posted to vice joint chiefs of staff committee (JCSC).

The board transferred also Lt Gen Syed Muhammad Adnan to the Bahawalpur Corps as its new commanding officer.

On April 12, the army promoted Lt Gen Faiz Hameed, Lt Gen Azhar Abbas, Lt Gen Nauman Mahmood and Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza from major general to their existing ranks.

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