Pakistan appoints Vice Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi as new Navy chief

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New Delhi | Published: October 4, 2017 3:32:06 AM

Vice Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi, Pakistan Navy, Pakistan Navy chiefPresident Mamnoon Hussain approved the appointment of Abbasi on the advice of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Pakistan today appointed Vice Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi as new Chief of Naval Staff to replace Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah who will retire on October 6.

According to a statement by the Prime Minister’s House, President Mamnoon Hussain approved the appointment of Abbasi on the advice of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi.

Abbasi will stand promoted to the rank of Admiral from the date he assumes charge of the office of the Chief of the Naval Staff.

In Pakistan all services chiefs are appointed by the president at the recommendation of the prime minister who has final say in such appointments.

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