WEB DESK: Four army officers were promoted to Three-star Lieutenant General Ranking on Tuesday in a high level meeting. The army officers included Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa, Major General Sadiq Ali, Major General Umer Durrani, Major General Aamer Riaz, Aaj News reported.
Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa is also the director general of Inter-Service-Public-Relations (ISPR), which represents Armed forces of Pakistan. The meeting was headed by General Raheel Sharif.
ISPR made the announcements on social media platform Twitter.
Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa was appointed as the Director General in 2012 replacing Major General Athar Abbas. Major Gen Bajwa was commissioned on 16th Mar 1984 in Punjab Regiment. He has commanded 34 Punjab Regiment and has been the commander of 111 brigade.
Major General Umer Farooq Durrani was promoted to the former rank in 2011 by former Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.