ISPR chief Maj Gen Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry promoted to lieutenant general rank

Maj Gen Omer Bukhari and Maj Gen Inayat Hussain also promoted to rank of lieutenant general

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Lt General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry. — ISPR/File 
  • Two other officers also promoted to rank of lieutenant general.
  • COAS Munir appointed newly promoted officers to new posts.
  • Lt Gen Chaudhry will continue to perform duties as ISPR DG. 

ISLAMABAD: Three Pakistan Army major generals, including Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Major General Ahmed Sharif Chaudhry, have been promoted to the rank of lieutenant general, The News reported on Saturday.

The two other officers who were promoted to the rank of lieutenant general are Major General Omer Ahmed Bukhari and Major General Inayat Hussain. 

Chief of Army Staff General (COAS) Asim Munir has appointed the newly promoted officers to their new posts, the publication stated. 

However, there was no official announcement of the promotions.

Lt Gen Chaudhry will continue to perform his current duties as DG ISPR while Lt Gen Omer Bukhari will now serve as Commander 11 Corps (Peshawar) and Lt Gen Hussain as chief of logistics services (GHQ).

Lt Gen Bukhari, in the 84 Long Course, was awarded the Sword of Honour. Meanwhile, Lt Gen Hussain, who belongs to Hunza, has received the presidential gold medal. 

Before their promotions as three-year generals, both were performing duties as vice chief of general staff at the GHQ. 

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