Islamabad, Apr 11 (UNI) A reshuffle of some top command and staff positions in the Pakistan Army was carried out by President Pervez Musharraf.
The English-language Dawn newspaper quoted a release issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) here, as saying that six officers have been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-General.
The General officers promoted are Maj-Gen Ahsan Azhar Hayat, Maj-Gen Nadeem Ahmed, Maj-Gen Sajjad Akram, Maj-Gen Mohammad Zaki, Maj-Gen Sikander Afzal and Maj-Gen Ijaz Ahmed Bakhshi Maj-Gen Ahsan Azhar Hayat has been promoted and appointed as the Corps Commander, Karachi.
Maj-Gen Sajjad Akram, who was serving as the Director-General of the National Accountability Bureau in Lahore, has been appointed as Corps Commander, Mangla.
Maj-Gen Nadeem Ahmed will continue as Deputy Chairman of ERRA.
Maj-Gen Mohammad Zaki, Director-General of the ISI, has been appointed as Director-General, Infantry, at the army headquarters.
Maj-Gen Sikander Afzal, who is at present serving as Director-General of the ISI, has been appointed as Corps Commander, Multan.
Maj-Gen Ijaz Ahmed Bakhshi will continue serving as the Director-General of Weapons and Equipment at the army headquarters.
Maj-Gen Bakhshi has also been the Director-General of NAB in Karachi.
Lieut-Gen Syed Athar Ali, at present Corps Commander, Karachi, has been posted as the Director-General of Joint Staff at the Joint Staff Headquarters.
Lieut-Gen Syed Sabahat Ali, at present Corps Commander, Multan, has been appointed as chairman of the Pakistan Ordnance Factory, Wah Board.
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