Pakistan ISPR chief Asim Bajwa appointed as Inspector General Arms

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Islamabad | Updated: December 12, 2016 10:28:03 AM

In a major reshuffle within the Pakistan Army, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Lt. Gen. Asim Bajwa has been appointed as the Inspector General (IG) (Arms) at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi.

asim-lreuThe development comes two weeks after General Qamar Bajwa took over as the country’s 16th army chief, reports the Express Tribune. (Source: Reuters)

In a major reshuffle within the Pakistan Army, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Lt. Gen. Asim Bajwa has been appointed as the Inspector General (IG) (Arms) at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi. The ISPR said in a statement, that the list of transferred included Major General Bilal Akbar being posted as Chief of General Staff (CGS) and Inter-Services Intelligence chief Lt. Gen. Rizwan Akhtar Baig being posted as the president of the National Defence University.

The development comes two weeks after General Qamar Bajwa took over as the country’s 16th army chief, reports the Express Tribune. Meanwhile, Inspector General of the Frontier Corps (FC) Lt. Gen. Sher Afgun has been posted as the Commander of the Bahawalpur-based 31 Corps.

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