The selection board for promotion of brigadier to the rank of major general approved promotions of 19 brigadiers of different arms and services of Pakistan Army.
The decision was made at the promotion board meeting held at the General Headquarters in Rawalpindi.
The meeting was headed by Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Pervez Kayani and attended by all corps commanders, principal staff officers and senior army officials.
According to well-placed sources here on Wednesday, those officers who have been promoted include, Brig Umar Durrani, Brig. Ahmed Mehmood, Brig Tariq Masood, Brig. Tahir Javed, Brig. Nazir Butt, Brig. Mazhar Saleem, Brig. Muhammad Jafar, Brig. Najam ul Hassan, Brig. Ghulam Qamar, Brig. Ali Abbas, Brig. Aamir Riaz, Brig. Abid Rafique, Brig Asif Khattak, Brig. Jamil Rehmat Vance, Brig. Ali Raza, Brig. Malik Abbas, Brig. Syed Badshah Hussain, Brig. Shahab Naqvi and Brig. M. Junaid.