Lt Gen Azhar Abbas is made as army’s chief of general staff
Lt Gen Azhar Abbas is made as army’s chief of general staff
Lt Gen Azhar Abbas

Lt Gen Azhar Abbas appointed Chief of General Staff in a major reshuffle in the top leadership of the Pakistan army.

Gen Abbas would be the 35th CGS of the army. He replaces Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza, who was posted out as commander of Rawalpindi-based 10 Corps a post previously held by Gen Abbas.

Chief of General Staff (CGS) is the most coveted position within the Pakistan Army after that of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS).

Lt Gen Chiragh Haider

Lieutenant General Muhammad Chiragh Haider has been appointed Commander as Multan Corps. He re­­mained personal secretary to the then-army chief, Gen Raheel Sharif.

Lt Gen Sahir Shamshad Mirza

Gen Mirza is from the Sindh Regiment. He had prior to his CGS posting served as adjutant general. He has comma­nded a division in Murree and worked in Operations Directorate as a brigadier.

Lt Gen Waseem Ashraf

Lt Gen Waseem Ashraf

Gen Ashraf was commander of Corps-II Multan and the Southern command. He is also from Frontier Force Regiment. Lt Gen Chiragh Haider would, meanwhile, move from DG Joint Staff Head­quarters to replace Gen Ashraf at Multan Corps.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *