ISPR announced that 6 major generals have been promoted to the rank of lieutenant general on Wedensday.
According to a statement issued by the ISPR, the officers include Major-General Akhtar Nawaz, Major-General Sardar Hassan Azhar Hayat, Major-General Asif Ghafoor, Major-General Salman Fayyaz, Major-General Sarfraz Ali, and Major-General Muhammad Ali.
Lt-Gen Ghafoor has previously served as DG ISPR from December 2016 to January 2020.
According to the ISPR website, Lt-Gen Ghafoor was commissioned on September 9, 1988, in 87 Medium Regiment. He is a graduate of Command & Staff College Quetta, Command & Staff College Bandung (Indonesia) and NDU Islamabad. He holds a master’s degree in strategic studies.