6 Pakistan Army major generals promoted to lieutenant general rank

RAWALPINDI: Six major generals have been promoted to the rank of lieutenant general, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said on Wednesday.

According to a statement issued by the ISPR, the officers include Major General Akhtar Nawaz, Major General Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat, Major General Asif Ghafoor, Major General Salman Fayyaz, Major General Sarfraz Ali, and Major General Muhammad Ali.

According to ISPR, Lt Gen Ghafoor has been posted as Inspector-General Communication and Information Technology, Lt Gen Muhammad Abdul Aziz has been moved to IV Corps (Lahore), Lt Gen Muhammad Waseem Ashraf will be heading II Corps (Multan) and Lt Gen Hayat has been posted as Military Secretary.

Meanwhile, Lt Gen Khalid Zia was posted XXXI Corps (Bahawalpur) and Lt Gen Sarfraz has been appointed as the commander of the southern command.

Similarly, Lt Gen Nadeem Ahmed Anjum has been made corps commander Karachi.