The government on Friday appointed Air Marshal Ahmer Shehzad Leghari as Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Vice Chief of the Air Staff.
According to an official statement, he was commissioned in GD(P) Branch of Pakistan Air Force in November 1984.
During his career, Leghari commanded fighter squadron and Operational Air Base. In his staff appointments, he also served at Air Headquarters as Chief Project Director Falcon and Director General Projects as well as rendered services as Air Attaché in Pakistan Embassy in the United States.
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Other appointments of the air officer include Director General Logistics at Joint Staff Headquarters Chaklala and Chairman Pakistan Aeronautical Complex Board, Kamra.
The new vice chief of air staff is a graduate of Combat Commanders’ School, National Defence University Islamabad and Command & Staff College, United Kingdom.
In recognition of his meritorious services and valuable contributions to PAF, Leghari has been awarded Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (military), Sitara-e-Imtiaz (military), Hilal-e-Imtiaz (military) and Legion of Merit (US).