Six major generals promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General

Rawalpindi, September 22, 2014 (PPI-OT): Following Major Generals have been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant General

1. Major General Rizwan Akhtar. He has been appointed DG ISI. He will assume the charge of his new appointment on 8th November. Maj Gen Rizwan was commissioned in Army in Frontier Force Regiment in September 1982. He is graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta, NDU Islamabad, War Course USA. He has commanded an Infantry Brigade and Division in FATA and also remained DG Rangers Sindh.

2. Major General Mian Muhammad Hilal Hussain. Presently he is DG Military Training at GHQ. He was commissioned in Artillery in Sep 1982. He is graduate of Command and Staff College Quetta, Australia and NDU Islamabad. He has been Military Advisor to Pakistan Permanent representative in UN and Military Secretary to President of Pakistan. He commanded an Infantry brigade in FATA and also served as DG rangers Punjab

3. Major General Ghayur Mahmood. He was commissioned in Frontier Force regiment in 1982. He is graduate of Command and Staff Collage Quetta, Kualalampur and NDU Islamabad. He has commanded an Infantry Division in FATA. The general officer has also served as inspector General Frontier Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK). He is presently serving as Vice Chief of the General Staff at General Headquarters.

4. Major General Nazir Ahmed Butt. Presently Commandant Pakistan Military Academy Kakul. He was commissioned in Frontier Force regiment in March 1983. He is graduate of Command and Staff Collage Quetta and NDU Islamabad. He has been Military Secretary to the Prime Minister and Defence attaché in USA. He has commanded an Infantry Division in FATA.

5. Major General Naveed Mukhtar. He was commissioned in Armoured Corps regiment in 1983. He is graduate of Command and Staff Collage Quetta, NDU Islamabad and War Course USA. He has commanded a Mechanized Division and presently he is serving in Dte Gen ISI.

6. Major General Hidayat ur Rehman. Presently he is Chief instructor at NDU Islamabad. He was commissioned in 1983. He is graduate of Command and Staff Collage Quetta, NDU Islamabad. He has commanded an Infantry Division.

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